The Overwatch Summer Games 2018 event is now live! There’s a bunch of brand new Overwatch Summer Games 2018 skins available to be obtained right now, through loot boxes, as well as old skins that are returning to the game. In this Overwatch Summer Games 2018 guide, we’ll be walking you through everything you need to know about the ongoing event, including the Overwatch Summer Games 2018 end date, as well as other details like the return of Lucio Ball.
We have a wealth of additional guides on Overwatch here at USgamer, all of which can be found in our Overwatch guides hub, including guides on how to perfect your playstyle as your favorite hero, as well as how to earn Loot Boxes as quickly as possible.
Overwatch Summer Games 2018 End Date
Remember back in 2016 when Overwatch first launched? It feels like forever ago at this point, but the Summer Games was the debut event for Overwatch, and it’s back not for the third year in the row, having kicked off on August 9.
But, as seasoned Overwatch players will know by now, the events don’t last forever. You’ll have until August 28 for partake in the festivities and earn as many new character skins as possible, before the Summer Games conclude for another year.
Overwatch Ranked Lucio Ball
Remember Lucio Ball from the Summer Games 2016 event? It returned with a few new tweaks in the Summer Games 2017 event, namely that each Lucio player could no longer knock other players away, and Ultimates now increase Lucio’s Boop speed, instead of pulling the ball towards the player using the Ultimate, like it used to.
As for the Summer Games 2018 event in Overwatch, Lucio Ball is back once again. Head into the exclusive game mode right now, available until the event draws to a close on August 28.
Overwatch Summer Games 2018 Legendary Skins
Just below, we’ve compiled a complete list of all the brand new character skins available with the Overwatch Summer Games 2018 event. There’s a lot to like here, namely the brand new D.Va and Zenyatta skins in particular.
But it won’t just be new skins that are included with the Overwatch Summer Games 2018 event. Just below, you can take a look at all the skins that debuted in the 2017 event, that are now available in-game, both in loot boxes, and to be purchased with coins.
Just above might be the complete list of 2017 Summer Games skins that were introduced last year, but just below you can find a list of all the skins that are even older, going back to the Summer Games event for 2016.
For all the information you need to get unlocking Loot Boxes as quickly as possible and earning these Rare and Legendary skins, head on over to our Overwatch Loot Box guide.
If you need any help with anything else relating to Overwatch whatsoever, then make sure to check out our Overwatch tips and tricks guide, as well as our guide to the best Overwatch heroes in each class.
This is all the information you need on the Overwatch Summer Games 2018 event, but we’ll be sure to keep this guide updated with any additional information as soon as Blizzard reveals anything new.
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