'Overwatch' Year of the Rooster event: Chinese New Year update confirmed for late January


Wednesday night, the Overwatch Twitter announced a new seasonal event centered around the Chinese New Year — which, for 2017, is the Year of the Rooster. The event will start Jan. 24.

Also in the tweet is an image of Mei's new Legendary-tier skin, which Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan teased in response to fan complaints about her Santa-themed skin released during the Winter Wonderland event.

The Overwatch Korea account tweeted a slightly different video, showing D.Va's new Legendary skin.

As more details roll in about this event, Mic will keep you updated.

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