Lucioball, aka Rocket League minus cars, yet and Lucio, is entrance behind to Overwatch on Aug 8. This time around, though, it’s a small different.
The many astonishing change? Competitive Lucioball. There’ll be chain matches, rankings, and all a other accoutrements you’ve come to associate with hell— we mean, rival Overwatch. Players will be means to clear special sprays for their efforts. The deteriorate will final 3 weeks, and Blizzard is apparently deliberation special three-week ranked seasons for other modes, as well. Total Mayhem tip 500, here we come.
In addition, there’ll be new skins to clear via a event, and you’ll also be means to seize aged ones from final year’s Summer Games, yet for fewer credits than they costed a initial time around. If, for instance, a skin went for 3,000 credits before, it’ll be 1,000 in this year’s book of a Summer Games. Sounds like that’ll be Blizzard’s process for annual events in general, to hear Jeff “You Know, Jeff? From The Overwatch Team? Heh Yeah, You Know Jeff (From The Overwatch Team)” Kaplan tell it:
Blizzard’s also tweaked a few gameplay mechanics formed on feedback from final year. Most significantly, Lucio’s ultimate is different. Previously, it’d lift a round to we like we were some kind of soccer-playing DJ Jedi. This time, though, regulating your ultimate will make we faster and improved during jumping, transforming we into “Super Lucio,” as Kaplan put it. You won’t be means to boop rivalry goalies out of goals anymore, either. Combined, those things should cut down on “cheesy strategies,” Kaplan said.
Lastly, there’ll be dual stadiums this time around, with Sydney fasten final year’s Rio. Here’s a teaser shot of Sydney: