Now that spooky season has formally began, we’re starting to see a whole lot of Halloween-themed occasions in video games. To that finish, Overwatch 2 has simply introduced that its Season 7: Rise of Darkness will begin on Oct. 10, and it options, amongst different issues, a badass Lilith pores and skin.
The announcement got here from X/Twitter, the place the official Overwatch account posted a video displaying off the Blizzard World map, up to date to suit its annual Halloween PvE occasion, Junkenstein’s Revenge. Right earlier than the trailer ends, we’re given a glimpse of a brand new Moira pores and skin that is themed round Diablo IV’s principal antagonist, Lilith.
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) October 2, 2023
The temporary trailer does not reveal an excessive amount of else, however leaks on Reddit have already seemingly revealed Halloween acceptable skins for Widowmaker and Echo, in addition to a brand new Mythic pores and skin for Hanzo. See the Moira/Lilith pores and skin under.
In addition to the latest season, over the weekend in the course of the Overwatch League Grand Finals, devs shared a deep dive on Samoa, the most recent map, which is ready to be a management map that’ll have gamers preventing over areas that embody a seashore, downtown, and volcano factors. Samoa is scheduled to launch alongside Season 7 on Oct. 10.
Team fights and delightful sights await you in Samoa ?
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) October 1, 2023
It’s additionally price declaring that this is not the one Activision Blizzard IP Lilith has crossed into just lately. Thanks to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0’s The Haunting occasion, gamers should purchase two Diablo-themed bundles that permits them to play as each Lilith and Inarius Operators.
It’s additionally not the primary time Diablo and Overwatch have met earlier than; different Diablo-themed Overwatch skins embody Barbarian Zarya, Demon Hunter Sombra, and Butcher Roadhog.
Luis Joshua Gutierrez is a contract author who loves video games. You can attain him at @ImLuisGutierrez on Twitter.