A leak shows Halloween-themed content coming to Overwatch soon

I just want Winston to be a big silly Frankenstein

Halloween costumes and Overwatch‘s generally bad-ass skins seem like the perfect match, so of course people have been clamoring for seasonal content. We all know it’s coming, it’s just a question of when and how. A Reddit poster by the name of ChronosHero spotted what may be a leak on Xbox Live that has some details for us.

Since the text is cut off there, ChronosHero supplied the rest:

Description of the loot box: celebrate halloween with some frightening treats for your heroes during a new event : overwatch halloween terror!

Trick out your collection by picking up halloween loot boxes, availables for a limmited time. Every loot box contains up to four cosmetic items, including at least one halloween skin, highlight intro, emote, victory pose, player icon, voice line , or credits that you can use to unlock other items. more then 100 halloween items are waiting to be unwrapped!

if your halloween loot box contain an item that is already in your collection, you will instead receive coins

*Halloween loot boxes are available to purchase or earn in-game until 11/1/16 at 4pm pt.

Assuming this is real (the two spaces between the words “Halloween” and “Loot” set off my skepticism radar), the event should be happening relatively soon. With only a little more than three weeks to redeem the boxes, I’d expect it sometime in the next few days. I’m curious as to whether there will be a new game mode like Lucioball from the Summer Games event or if it’ll just be skins, sprays, lines, and the like.

Mostly I just want to see how they’ll make Reaper even more of a ‘Weenie.

Zack Furniss