Whether you've been playing Overwatch from the start or picked it up on Christmas Day, five free loot boxes await those who log in during the festive season.
Usually locked behind level ups and in-game purchases, an Overwatch Loot Box typically contains a host of cosmetic items chosen at random. But for those unwilling to shell out for more after slowing progression with their consistent level ups, Blizzard might just be easing their pain for the holidays.
Sending them out as both a holiday gift and a thank you to the community for the game's stellar launch year, big blue have even made sure the incoming goodies are of the limited time, festive kind. So in the midst of the event loot box rush, everyone is getting an extra five shots are unearthing the holiday skin of their dreams. That takes a little bit of the stress out of things, right?
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“It has truly been an eventful and amazing year, and we wanted to take a moment to thank you for being a part of it," said Blizzard "We could not have done this without the tremendous support, passion, and enthusiasm that you’ve shown for Overwatch.”
It's a touching sentiment to have yet more gifts to open across the season of giving. Whether you'll be saddened to see nothing of worth, or overjoyed to grab Winston's holiday garb is solely up to chance. All we can do is wish you good luck!