It’s that time of year again — Christmas carols are playing at your local mall, stores are putting up holiday advertisements, and Blizzard Entertainment has activated its annual Winter Wonderland event in Overwatch. There are no new game modes this year, but Yeti Hunt and Mei’s Snowball Offensive make their return, and the Hanamura, King’s Row and Blizzard World maps are all frosty and winter-themed now.
There are six legendary skins and three epic skins for players to unlock with the update. The new legendary skins are 3,000 credits apiece. Previous Winter Wonderland cosmetics are all available at discounted prices. (If you want to hold out on this year’s skins, they’ll likely get the same discounted treatment next year.)
The legendary skins available are Sugar Plum Fairy Mercy, Krampus Junkrat, Biathlon Widowmaker, Snow Fox Lucio, Snowboarder Zarya and Figure Skater Symmetra.
There are also three new epic skins: Gift Wrap Bastion, Winter Ashe and Festive Reinhardt.
Winter Wonderland also brings a new Wrecking Ball highlight intro (he adorns his mech with Christmas lights), new sprays and emotes, and new “Toast” victory poses, where we get to learn that Brigitte drinks from a cat mug.
The Overwatch team has mentioned that it’s putting less effort into new event game modes and mechanics so that it can look forward to the future. While this Winter Wonderland focuses on cosmetics, its still pretty enjoyable to see festive takes on our favorite heroes.
Winter Wonderland 2018 is set to end on Jan. 2, 2019. The next event will be Lunar New Year, followed by the yearly lore-based Archives campaign in March.