Overwatch 2 goes all-in on Valentine’s this 12 months, with a brand new sport mode, a Cupid Hanzo pores and skin, new challenges, and a standalone relationship sim referred to as Loverwatch, the place gamers will be capable to romance Mercy or Genji.
The brand new V-Day sport mode is known as Love of Geometry, and can pit two groups of 4 towards one another, with each participant as Hanzo in his Cupid pores and skin. As if that wasn’t chaotic sufficient, the Love of Geometry occasion will briefly substitute Hanzo’s Storm Arrow with Scatter Arrow, a particular arrow that may cut up and bounce off partitions to deal widespread harm. The controversial capability was patched out of Hanzo’s package again in 2018, deemed too irritating to gamers who discovered themselves in Scatter Arrow’s erratic firing line. Blizzard has additionally teased a shock for gamers who use Hanzo’s Dragonstrike in Love of Geometry.
Loverwatch, Blizzard’s official-but-not-canon relationship sim can be reside for a restricted time to have a good time Valentine’s day. The standalone browser sport is surprisingly good, letting gamers romance both Mercy or Genji, with choices to unlock rewards in the principle sport as nicely. Loverwatch even hints that Blizzard could have plans for a extra in-depth Overwatch relationship sim a while sooner or later.
Cupid Hanzo, who seems in each Loverwatch and Love of Geometry, can be obtainable to buy as a beauty bundle, which comes with the pores and skin and spotlight intro, in addition to a allure, memento, and namecard.
The Valentine’s occasion is time-limited, and can run till February 28–this consists of the Loverwatch relationship sim, so remember to play via each eventualities now, when you nonetheless can.
The merchandise mentioned right here have been independently chosen by our editors.
GameSpot could get a share of the income in case you purchase something featured on our web site.