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Blizzard and the Overwatch team are excited to celebrate the game’s two-year anniversary that will begin on May 22 and run through June 12.  Overwatch Anniversary will bring in a host of new content, including more than 50 fresh cosmetic items and the newest Deathmatch map, Petra.  Additionally, the event will bring back all seasonal cosmetic items, as well as some past seasonal brawls. Below are some of the listed items heading our way:
 
The Anniversary event will include more than 50 new items, including eight Legendary skins and three epic skins
 
New dance emotes have been added for Doomfist, Moira, and Brigitte
 
The Anniversary event will bring back previous seasonal cosmetic items, including your favorite dance emotes from last year’s celebration
 
Past seasonal brawls are returning to the Arcade and will be rotated daily, including those found in Overwatch: Archives
 
The Anniversary event will introduce the brand-new Deathmatch map, Petra
 
In addition to Petra, Deathmatch will include a new Competitive Mode, which will feature placement matches, skill rating tiers, and leaderboards
 
Players who log in for the Anniversary event will receive one bonus Legendary Anniversary Loot Box, which will guarantee one legendary item
 
Players who purchase the 50 Loot Box Bundle will receive one bonus Legendary Anniversary Loot Box
 
All previous seasonal event loot will be included in loot boxes for the duration of the event
 
Overwatch and the Anniversary event will be playable during our Free Weekend, which will run from May 25 through May 29

That’s a ton of stuff!


 
Also a side bit of news came along with this and a new version of Overwatch, Legendary Edition, will be released digitally on May 22.  Legendary Edition will include sets of Legendary, Epic, and Origin skins for a total of 15 skins with purchase
 

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