Overwatch 2 Winter Wonderland 2022: Start date, Christmas skins, more


The first Overwatch 2 Winter Wonderland has been revealed, ready to bring some Christmas spirit to the hero shooter. Here’s everything we know so far about Overwatch 2 Winter Wonderland, from the start date to exclusive skins.


In the short time since Overwatch 2 launched, Blizzard has already delivered when it comes to seasonal events. Junkenstein’s Revenge brought Halloween into the game, along with several themed skins.

Now, as part of Season 2, the devs have revealed the first Christmas event for Overwatch 2 – Winter Wonderland 2022.

Here’s everything we know about Overwatch 2 Winter Wonderland 2022, including when it’s running and special skins to grab.

Overwatch 2 Winter Wonderland start date

Overwatch 2 Winter Wonderland is about to start 2022 Tuesday, 13 DecemberJust a week after Season 2 launched.

Blizzard shared an image of everything coming in the new season, which also revealed that the Christmas event will run until January 4, 2023, giving players nearly a month of festivities to enjoy.

overwatch 2 winter wonderland 2022 skin

So far, the only new cosmetic that will be available during Winter Wonderland 2022 is an unnamed Brigitte skin. The Season 2 image revealing the event showed the support hero in winter blue armor, meaning players will be able to earn it throughout the festivities.

Past Winter Wonderland events in the original Overwatch brought closer to seven or eight new skins to unlock, so players can look forward to even more when the 2022 edition goes live.

Overwatch 2 Winter Wonderland 2022 map changes

If blizzard Sticking to the same format as previous years, Winter Wonderland will also bring some changes to Overwatch 2’s maps. In the past, the battlefield players know and love got a festive overhaul, with snow on the ground and colorful decorations scattered all around.

Like Fortnite, this is a change that always proves popular with the community, so we expect to see the same in Overwatch 2.

Sadly, when it comes to the Overwatch 2 Winter Wonderland, there’s just more to come. More details will likely come as Season 2 begins, so we’ll be sure to update this page with any announcements.


For more on Overwatch 2, check out our guide on new hero Ramatra, and how to get the Golden Guns.

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