New Overwatch Event: Mardi Gras Challenge

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New Overwatch Event: Mardi Gras Challenge

Players have until March 9 to win the legendary Ashe Mardi Gras skin, as well as exclusive sprays and player icons.


Mardi Gras is coming to Overwatch! To celebrate the festive day, Ashe and her faithful butler B.O.B get a new legendary skin. They dress up for the occasion in green, purple, and white, with masks and fancy hats. Their outfit also include gold details and jackets with “Mardi Gras” on the back.

A graphic showing the in-game awards for the event including the new Ashe skin

As for the previous weekly challenges, you can unlock Ashe’s Mardi Gras legendary skin by winning games in Quick Play, Competitive Play, and Arcade. The rewards are based on your total wins:

  • 3 wins: Mardi Gras Ashe and B.O.B. player icons
  • 6 wins: Gold Mask Spray
  • 9 wins: Epic Mardi Gras Ashe Skin

You can also win rewards by watching your favorite Overwatch streamers. To be eligible to receive drops, you have to link your Battle.net account to your Twitch account. Once everything is set up, you will receive sprays for every two hours watched, up to a total of six hours.

A graphic showing the sprays available as twitch drop rewards, including a mardigras themed Lucio and a Chibi McRee with a crown

While Blizzard promotes some streamers, you can win these rewards by watching anyone playing Overwatch on Twitch.

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Ophelie Castelot
Ophelie is both an esport and journalism lover. She is the former head of the CS:GO section for a major esport website. Ophelie has been analyzing Overwatch ever since its release in 2016.