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Overwatch 2 Anniversary event challenges, rewards, and game modes

Players can earn up to 3,000 Overwatch Credits.

The Overwatch 2 Anniversary event for 2023 is here! Read on for the full list of Overwatch 2 Anniversary event challenges, rewards, and more.

Event screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Event screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Overwatch 2 Anniversary event challenges and rewards

Overwatch 2 Anniversary Week 1 launched on Sept. 19. Meanwhile, Week 2 kicked off on Sept. 26 and Week 3 began on Oct. 3. Here are all of the Overwatch 2 Anniversary event challenges and rewards. Some items of interest include up to 3,000 Overwatch Credits, golden player icons, an Echo highlight intro, Junker Queen victory pose, and the Cursed Captain Reaper skin!

All Overwatch 2 Anniversary challenges and rewards

  1. Let the Celebration Begin: 5,000 XP, Dainty Echo highlight intro
    • Requirement: Complete 3 Overwatch Anniversary 2023 event challenges.
  2. Festivity Follower: 2,500 XP, 300 Overwatch Credits
    • Requirement: Complete 20 games. Wins grant double progress.
  3. Winter Warm-Ups: 2,500 XP, Viviaun Sojourn player icon
    • Requirement: Complete 3 games in Winter Brawl modes. Wins grant double progress.
  4. Party Patron: 2,500 XP, 400 Overwatch Credits
    • Requirement: Complete 10 games. Wins grant double progress.
  5. Celebration Superstar: 2,500 XP, 300 Overwatch Credits
    • Requirement: Complete 40 games. Wins grant double progress.
  6. Divine Festivities: 2,500 XP, Queeniversary Junker Queen player icon
    • Requirement: Earn 12 final blows in Team or Free-For-All Battle for Olympus.
  7. The Party Goes On: 5,000 XP, Battle Ready Junker Queen victory pose
    • Requirement: Complete 3 Overwatch Anniversary 2023 event challenges.
  8. Jubilee Jester: 2,500 XP, 300 Overwatch Credits
    • Requirement: Complete 20 games. Wins grant double progress.
  9. Return-A-Mari: 2,500 XP, Gilded Fox Kiriko player icon
    • Requirement: Score or deny 20 points in Roadhog's Catch-a-mari.
  10. Gala Goer: 2,500 XP, 400 Overwatch Credits
    • Requirement: Complete 10 games. Wins grant double progress.
  11. Commencement Captain: 2,500 XP, 300 Overwatch Credits
    • Requirement: Complete 40 games. Wins grant double progress.
  12. Return To The Galactrius: 2,500 XP, Ramattraversary Ramattra player icon
    • Requirement: Complete 3 games of Starwatch: Galactic Rescue. Wins grant double progress.
  13. Can't Stop! Won't Stop!: 5,000 XP, Cursed Captain Reaper skin
    • Requirement: Complete 3 Overwatch Anniversary 2023 event challenges.
  14. Revelry Regular: 2,500 XP, 300 Overwatch Credits
    • Requirement: Complete 20 games. Wins grant double progress.
  15. Winston's Beach Buddy: 2,500 XP, Goldweaver Lifeweaver player icon
    • Requirement: Score a total of 8 assists, saves, or goals in Winston's Beach Volleyball, Lucioball, or Lucioball Remix.
  16. Anniversary Attendee: 2,500 XP, 400 Overwatch Credits
    • Requirement: Complete 10 games. Wins grant double progress.
  17. Festival Fan: 2,500 XP, 300 Overwatch Credits
    • Complete 40 games. Wins grant double progress.
  18. Mischief Returns: 2,500 XP, Paqu Illari player icon
    • Requirement: Complete 5 games of Mischief and Magic. Wins grant double progress.
Overwatch 2 Anniversary Week 3 challenges and rewards (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Overwatch 2 Anniversary Week 3 challenges and rewards (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Overwatch 2 Anniversary 2023 event

To access the latest Overwatch 2 2023 Anniversary event, simply launch the game and select it from the main menu. You can also press "Play," select "Arcade," and click on "Mischief & Magic," "Winston's Beach Volleyball," or "Lucioball Modes."

Below are all of the Overwatch 2 Anniversary event game modes:

  • Overwatch 2 Anniversary Week 1: Battle for Olympus and Winter Wonderland
  • Overwatch 2 Anniversary Week 2: Overwatch Assault maps, Catch-a-mari, and Starwatch
  • Overwatch 2 Anniversary Week 3: Summer Games and Mischief & Magic
Event game modes (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Event game modes (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Here are the guides for each game mode:

Overwatch 2 Anniversary event skins

According to Blizzard, the Overwatch 2 Anniversary 2023 event runs through Oct. 9. Additionally, the event shop will be in the game until Oct. 16. The shop features skins such as Hermes Lucio, Space Raider Cassidy, Ice Angel Echo, Beekeeper Sigma, Space Raider Soldier: 76, Art Deco Symmetra, and ones of the epic variety.

Anniversary 2023 event skins (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Anniversary 2023 event skins (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

"You’ll also be able to save your credits for new opportunities on other popular skins coming in later seasons," Blizzard added.

That's all for now. Stay tuned on esports.gg for more Overwatch 2 news, guides, and updates!