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overwatch Halloween Event Launches Today, OW Giftable

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We're hours away from the new event and you can now gift Overwatch to friends and make them heal you!

 

After the oodles of leaks that have been happening around the big Halloween event, a couple of final ones seem to have also revealed what a lot of fans already theorized, that the kickoff is today! More specifically, it's due around 8PM CEST / 11AM PST and is expected to bring with it a lot of new skins, sprays, voice lines, emotes, victory poses and highlight intros.

Now, this is NOT the the Zomnic Horde Mode/Brawl and the latest Hero, Sombra, that was also leaked and may have looked a little Halloween themed, as Blizzard will be saving that for a bigger future patch (and probably PTR it first), so we're going to have to hold on a bit longer for that. The leak came from Korean PC Bangs, who are partnered with Blizzard and let slip the patch notes early and from the Official Taiwanese OW site which gave us this image (all of it via reddit detectives):

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The other good news is that you can now gift Overwatch to your friends (or enemies, what better way to make them friends)! That's right, just poke one of your buddies, throw them a key and force them to be your dedicated support Hero forever. I mean, who doesn't love playing Mercy. No, seriously, I love Mercy.

And here's the Haloween loot box leak from earlier:

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and here i thought i wasn't going to be spending any money today, oh well, easy come easy go

i am really REALLY hoping for a reaper in a spooky sheet ghost costume, but particularly kiddy and poorly made. that would make me so happy

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On 10/11/2016 at 4:47 PM, demonardvark said:

and here i thought i wasn't going to be spending any money today, oh well, easy come easy go

i am really REALLY hoping for a reaper in a spooky sheet ghost costume, but particularly kiddy and poorly made. that would make me so happy

I was so hyped for Spooky Reaper :( I'll take Pumpkin Reaper though.

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4 minutes ago, Blainie said:

I was so hyped for Spooky Reaper :( I'll take Pumpkin Reaper though.

I think the pumpkin skins from reaper and ana are just awesome, of course not as awesome as the witch skin from mercy

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40 minutes ago, Erelaun said:

I think the pumpkin skins from reaper and ana are just awesome, of course not as awesome as the witch skin from mercy

The mercy skin is probably my favourite skin in the game, honestly. Took me 87 boxes to get it.

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8 minutes ago, Blainie said:

The mercy skin is probably my favourite skin in the game, honestly. Took me 87 boxes to get it.

Well it had been 70 for me ;). But on the other side: after that I had enough coins to buy the other missing Halloween skins I've wanted

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i got thirty boxes (somewhat by accident) and got two mercy witches XD I also got the mccree one. Im close to enough gold for reaper pumpkin or junkrat one, not sure which one i want 

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I really want to get Dr. Junkenstien for Junkrat as he is one of my favorite heroes. The Reaper skin looks fantastic especially the candles and Jack o' lanterns on his guns.  The mercy skin I want bad and I hardly play her! The same for Reaper's intro and Mei's intro.

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On 10/14/2016 at 7:14 PM, Darkjester79 said:

I really want to get Dr. Junkenstien for Junkrat as he is one of my favorite heroes. The Reaper skin looks fantastic especially the candles and Jack o' lanterns on his guns.  The mercy skin I want bad and I hardly play her! The same for Reaper's intro and Mei's intro.

Just got Mei's intro and loving it. It makes people laugh when it pops up and that's the aim, right? :D

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