Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan wants to start the new year off reminding the community that while the Winter Wonderland is coming to a close there’s still more special things coming later. This includes new heroes, events, and base items.

First off Kaplan confirmed that the team is hard at work creating new heroes for the game. One currently in internal testing but a release window wasn’t given.

Kaplan also confirmed that the Lunar Event will return along with Uprising and the Anniversary event. Each one will include new skins and the previous year’s cosmetics.

Speaking of cosmetics Kaplan confirmed that the 2018 update will come this month. With it adds new skins.

Overwatch is now available for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

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