The Overwatch Archives: ‘Retribution’ event is now live.
Overwatch Archives includes a new player versus environment mode that includes Blackwatch members, Gabriel Reyes (aka Reaper), Genji, Moira and McCree. Players get to go through Venice, Italy destroying a number of enemies. This event took place eight years ago and you’ll face a number of Talon enemy types even one that features two blades.
The Retribution event also includes a Rialto Venice, Italy payload map that will hit the player test realms soon after the event is released.
Archive declassification complete.
Overwatch “Retribution” and “Uprising” file status: OPEN.
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— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) April 10, 2018
As for new skins, characters like Sombra, Reaper, Moira will get new skins — the event also has the first Winston skin in over a year. Retribution also features new voice lines, sprays and emotes.
Overwatch Archives file located…
Subject identified: TALON SOMBRA
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— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) April 7, 2018
Additionally, the event features the Uprising Brawl from last year. The brawl includes a story mode where you get to play either as Tracer, Torbjorn, Reinhardt and Mercy.
The objective is to get through the designated path in King’s Row and while killing a multitude of evil Omnics. The other mode is the ‘All Heroes Mode’ which allows you to play with a number of other heroes.
The update, at least on PC, is 1.6GB.