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Overwatch’s Unusual Kanezaka Arrangement Is Now Dwell, And It be Gearing Us Up For Overwatch 2


A recent micro-event based around Hanzo is also obtainable

We first bought discover that Kanezaka became once heading to Overwatch closing month, by game director Jeff Kaplan’s developer update. Extraordinary fancy Hanamura Castle, this recent contrivance is determined internal Tokyo, Japan but moderately than the typical 6v6 fights, Kanezaka presents a free-for-all deathmatch in its put. After plenty of weeks of waiting, or now not it’s now gone reside for all gamers.

As is old with these updates, Blizzard fetch also integrated a “Kanezaka Challenge”, centered around Hanzo. Getting every reward requires gamers to get rid of 9 games between like a flash play, arcade or competitive modes, in this repeat:

  • 3 wins – Pagoda Player Icon
  • 6 wins – Yōkai Spray
  • 9 wins – Hanzo’s Kyogisha Fable Pores and skin.

Talking additional in that developer update, Jeff Kaplan confirmed Kanezaka entails masses of “contextual storytelling”, and Hanamura Castle is visible from the city streets. Adding additional to this, he also published that it entails about a links to Overwatch 2 by plenty of easter eggs, a game we know is also confirmed for Switch open.

It be most likely to be one in every of the closing predominant updates earlier than Overwatch 2 arrives. Jeff has previously confirmed we will be getting additional news about the anticipated sequel at Blizzcon On-line, which takes plight on February 19th-20th.

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