Blizzard received’t promote Overwatch loot bins after Anniversary Remix Vol. 3
Sorry, loot field followers
Overwatch‘s third Anniversary Remix occasion is lastly right here, and it is going to be the final that we all know of — until it rolls over into the sequel. The seasonal occasion has been a fan favourite, not simply because you may get some cool limited-time skins, emotes, and voice strains in Overwatch loot bins, but in addition as a result of you possibly can replay different limited-time sport modes from the opposite seasonal occasions.
Whereas it’s thrilling that the Anniversary Remix is again but once more, Blizzard introduced some not-as-exciting information together with it: gamers will not be capable to purchase loot bins after the top of the occasion. To be clear, you’ll be capable to buy loot bins up from now till August 30 as a part of the Anniversary. Nevertheless, this simply applies to the buy of loot bins — you possibly can nonetheless earn customary loot bins in gameplay after the occasion is over.
As could be anticipated, extra adjustments are coming after Overwatch 2 launches, particularly that loot bins will probably be performed with altogether as a result of the sport will probably be changing its predecessor.
As a result of Overwatch 2 will probably be free-to-play, it is going to be adopting the seasonal mannequin, which can embody each free and paid battle passes. As well as, gamers will be capable to buy particular person beauty objects as effectively, in case there’s simply that one pores and skin you possibly can’t stay with out. It took me just a few years to get the Witch Mercy pores and skin again within the day, so I want this had been an possibility just a few years in the past, to be trustworthy.
Whereas this looks like the top of an period, it’s in all probability for one of the best. Loot bins will be fairly exploitative, particularly for video games with youthful participant bases like Overwatch.
Some nations are banning the apply fully, so it was solely a matter of time earlier than we see the randomized loot field mannequin phased out of video games fully.