In the process, players will have the opportunity to complete new weekly challenges and unlock five new legendary skins and three new epic skins.
The press release about this year’s archive activities read: “Heroes never die.” “Overwatch is legendary in this year’s archive event. It has a new weekly challenge reward system and new archive missions-now available on PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch. Don’t forget from April Log in from 6th to April 27th to lock and load new cosmetics into your collection.”
You can get three Epic skins for this year’s Archives event by completing weekly challenges that are broadcast live in the event every week. The first week has now started and will last until April 13. You only need to perform PvE missions in the Archives event to get stars. After getting 30 stars, you will get the Epic “corridor” Lucio skin. Earn 30 stars between April 13th and April 20th to get the epic “sub-aquatic” Zenyatta skin. Finally, between April 20th and April 27th, you can get 30 stars, that is Get an epic “camouflage” Mercy skin.This is the full summary of what you can expect in the “Archive” event:
- New cosmetics: Legendary “Bushi” Genji skin, legendary “Calvary” tracer skin, legendary “Mousquetaire” widow skin, legendary “Polyanitsa” Zarya skin, legendary “1776” soldier: 76 skins, epic “camouflage” mercy skin, epic The “Corredor” Lucio skin and the epic “Subaquatic” Zenyatta skin.
- New player icon
- New reward system: Although you don’t need to complete the task of getting stars, you can now win 9 games instead of 9 games. The harder the task, the more stars you will get. After earning 10 stars, 20 stars and 30 stars, you will unlock cosmetic rewards every week.
- Weekly challenge: Every week of the event will bring new challenges based on the earning stars. Each PvE mission will contain mods such as Molten Core, for example, this will cause all enemies to drop lava when they die. Players will receive double credits for uprising missions in the first week, double credits for retribution missions in the second week, and double credits for storming missions in the third week.
The 2021 archive event of Overwatch has been broadcast live on all platforms and will continue until April 27.
If you have never participated in the Archives event, please watch the 13-minute video of one of the PvE missions of the event. After that, check out IGN’s updated “2020 Overwatch” review, and then read the stories about the 55 new details of “Overwatch 2” recently revealed at BlizzCon 2021.
Wesley LeBlanc is a freelance news writer and guide producer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.