The Overwatch Switch trial and Halloween Terror 2020 event is now live

The Overwatch Halloween Terror is event now live on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch, bringing cosmetics from previous events and brand new rewards for this year.


Here is what you can expect from the event.


  • This year, Junkenstein’s Revenge will release two challenge missions per week, for a total of six.
  • Week 1: Vengeful Ghost, Frenzied Stampede
    • A deadly ghost chases players
    • Zomnics move faster
  • Week 2: Volatile Zomnics, Three They Were
    • Zomnics explode near players
    • Only 3 players but they deal more damage
  • Week 3: Mystery Swap, Shocking Surprise
    • Heroes periodically randomized
    • Some enemies spawn Shock-Tires on death
  • Baptiste (The Renegade) and Ashe (The Outlaw) have also been added to Junkenstein’s Revenge.


  • Weekly Challenges can be completed in Quick Play, Competitive Play, or the Arcade for limited-time sprays, player icons, and an epic skin on top of standard earnings normally received for playing Overwatch.
  • Week 1:
    • Win 3 Games | Fantasma Sombra Player Icon
    • Win 6 Games | Fantasma Sombra Spray
    • Win 9 Games | Fantasma Sombra Epic Skin
  • Week 2:
    • Win 3 Games | Stone Brigitte Player Icon
    • Win 6 Games | Stone Brigitte Spray
    • Win 9 Games | Stone Brigitte Epic Skin
  • Week 3:
    • Win 3 Games | Ragdoll Echo Player Icon
    • Win 6 Games | Ragdoll Echo Spray
    • Win 9 Games | Ragdoll Echo Epic Skin


  • Aside from the Weekly Challenge rewards, new rewards consist of 5 Legendary Skins:
    • Karasu-Tengu Genji
    • Dai-Tengu Hanzo
    • Werewolf Winston
    • Flying Dutchman Sigma
    • Shin-Ryeong D.Va

It’s also the one year anniversary of the game landing on Nintendo Switch so there is a free trial on that console running from October 13th to October 20th. You will need Nintendo Switch Online membership and Nintendo Account to access the free trial. If you wish to get hold of the trial, head on over to the Nintendo eShop.

If you like the game then you can pick up the Legendary Edition of the game from the eShop with 50% off, that offer runs until October 25th.

Source: Press release

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