Overwatch 2 players receive free legendary Summer Games Mei skin cover image

Overwatch 2 players receive free legendary Summer Games Mei skin

Ahead of this year’s Summer Games event, players can get the Sprinkles Mei skin for free!

Overwatch 2 is giving players the legendary Summer Games Mei skin for free! Here's how to claim the Sprinkles Mei skin and equip it.

Sprinkles Mei skin (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Sprinkles Mei skin (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

How to get the Sprinkles Mei skin in Overwatch 2

Ahead of the 2023 Summer Games event in Overwatch 2, players can obtain the Sprinkles Mei skin from 2021 for free. To access this skin, launch the game, visit the in-game shop, scroll down a bit, and click on the "Sprinkles" item.

  1. Launch Overwatch 2
  2. Press "Shop" in the main menu
  3. Scroll down
  4. Click on the "Sprinkles" item
  5. Press the "Purchase" button
How to get the free legendary Mei skin (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
How to get the free legendary Mei skin (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Another option is to unlock the free skin through the Battle.net shop. After claiming it, you can enter Overwatch 2 and equip the free Summer Games Mei skin.

Free legendary Mei skin in Overwatch 2

This free legendary Sprinkles Mei skin features an adorable design. The Overwatch 2 hero wears a hat, pink bows, and an ice cream pin. Additionally, her droid looks like chocolate ice cream with sprinkles and a cherry on top!

Overwatch 2 Summer Games Mei skin (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Overwatch 2 Summer Games Mei skin (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Once claimed, you can equip the skin right away. Simply press the orange "Equip" button located near the bottom of the screen. If you press the "Next Equipment" option, you can also check out the appearance of Mei's Endothermic Blaster.

Endothermic Blaster screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Endothermic Blaster screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

The Sprinkles Mei skin first came out during the 2021 Summer Games event. Other skins from back then included Nihon Hanzo, Sunset Pharah, Ocean King Winston, Poolside Ashe, Referee Orisa, and Scuba Sigma.

Summer Games Sprinkles Mei skin screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Summer Games Sprinkles Mei skin screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Legendary Overwatch 2 skins typically cost about 1,900 Overwatch Coins. This is worth about $19 USD. Below is an overview of this in-game currency.

  • $4.99 USD = 500 Overwatch Coins
  • $9.99 USD = 1,000 Overwatch Coins
  • $19.99 USD = 2,200 Overwatch Coins (200 bonus)
  • $49.99 USD = 5,700 Overwatch Coins (700 bonus)
  • $99.99 USD = 11,600 Overwatch Coins (1,600 bonus)

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