When it comes to Overwatch 2, some of the most exciting times in the game are when the events drop. Overwatch has been historically one of the biggest games when it comes to combining real-world events into the game. One of the biggest events that Overwatch brought in was a celebration of the Summer Olympic Games.
This became the Summer Games event in Overwatch. The Summer Games event is one of the most celebrated events as it brought in a fun new game mode called Lucio Ball. On top of that, there is a lot that usually happens during the Summer Games event as well in Overwatch. This event will be even more exciting with all the new heroes that are in the game. Here, we will go over everything we know about the Summer Games Event that should show up in Overwatch 2.
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Is The Summer Games Event Coming To Overwatch 2?
At the time of this writing, there has not been any news from Blizzard that says that the Summer Games event is coming back to Overwatch 2. As Overwatch 2 is still a relatively new game, it is possible that Blizzard is working on various things to make new and more exciting events rather than recycle all of the old ones.
But there is still a good chance for the Summer Games Event to come to Overwatch 2. Even after the 2016 Summer Olympics concluded, the Summer Games event happened almost every year due to how popular it was. Because of that reason, it is likely that the Summer Games event will come back to Overwatch 2.
When Does Overwatch 2 Summer Games Start?
Right now, we do not know when or if the Summer Games event will make its return to Overwatch 2. Once we know more, we will update this page to reflect that information. But we can still make a pretty good guess on when the Summer Games event will start based on the history and what we have seen in the past.
Typically, the Summer Games event in Overwatch would start in the middle of July. There were two years when the Summer Games event started near the beginning of August. As we approach these two months, more information about the potential Summer Games Event will become available.
What Happens During The Overwatch 2 Summer Games Event?
The Summer Games event is one of the most popular events in Overwatch. The main reason for that is in the original Summer Games event introduced the Lucio Ball game mode. Lucio Ball is a game mode where everyone plays as Lucio and it is a game of soccer. Everyone is trying to push their ball into the goal to score points.
It became so popular that there was even ranked Lucio Ball at some point. On top of that, there are usually a lot of summer-themed skins that become available during the Summer Games event as well. So the Summer Games event is a great time for players to enjoy Lucio Ball and get new skins.