It appears to be like like tomorrow’s huge Overwatch 12 months of the Canine replace will even embrace a welcome new characteristic. Beginning tomorrow, February eight, you should have the choice to vary your character’s pores and skin at the beginning of a match. This can be a characteristic that fans have been asking for, so it is good to see it lastly come to the sport.
You’ll be able to see an animated GIF of this under, which Blizzard shared on Twitter at present when it introduced the brand new characteristic. The footage under is from the PC version, however Blizzard confirmed on Twitter that the characteristic will also be available on PS4 and Xbox One.
The developer additionally clarified that you could solely change at the beginning of a match, not when it is already in progress. Some fearful that altering mid-match may interrupt the stream of play if folks hung round too lengthy deciding on a pores and skin earlier than leaping again in to play.
This new skin-changing characteristic is coming to Overwatch tomorrow, February eight, which can be when the 12 months of the Canine occasion kicks off. As introduced beforehand, this occasion provides a new map set in Thailand and made specifically for Capture the Flag. It’s the first Overwatch map made particularly for Seize the Flag.
As you’d anticipate, 12 months of the Canine skins are coming to Overwatch as nicely within the replace. Examine again with GameSpot quickly to see a breakdown of the brand new skins.