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Year of the Dog launches with these six new legendary skins (and more)

I need that Widowmaker skin. I need to climb the CTF rankings. I neeeeed all of it!

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Blizzard seems to have grown comfortable with creating new twists on old events, and the newly launched Lunar Revel is no exception. Overwatch’s Year of the Dog brings us the usual array of dazzling new cosmetics and a discount on last year’s goodies, including these six legendary skins:

Genji

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Mercy

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Widowmaker

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McCree

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Pharah

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Zarya

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This promo video shows off the skins in more detail, along with the gorgeous new map:

Last year’s Capture the Flag event is also overhauled and improved in every conceivable way. As mentioned in the recent Developer Update, there are some changes to the way that moving the flag works to create a more frantic (but fair) experience, and ties are completely gone. Players will be given access to a competitive ladder for Capture the Flag for an entire month, so the best flagbearers will be able to prove it with a concrete metric backing up their bragging rights.

We’re also getting a whole new map on Ayutthaya. This Thai temple is much like the Deathmatch arena Chateau Guillard—a more focused map designed to accommodate one specific game mode.

By the way, remember Orisa and her puppy? Which was the best thing ever and the highlight of the Winter Wonderland event? Well, Moira may not get a skin, but she gets this spray:

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This may just be the best event ever, everyone. It’s a Lunar Revel miracle!