Here’s When Overwatch’s 5th Season Begins


Posted May 19, 2017 by

Today, Blizzard revealed when Overwatch’s 5th season of Competitive Play will begin. The 5th season goes live on May 31st, at 5 PM Pacific Time.

“If you completed your placement matches during Season 4, you will eligible to receive a special spray and player icon,” the developer explained. “These will be unlocked automatically when you log into your account the first time after the season ends. If you are placed within the Top 500 players on your platform (and in your region) at the end of the season, you’ll receive an extra player icon and animated spray on top of the other seasonal rewards.”

Besides the above rewards, players can also can earn a certain number of Competitive Points based on how well you did in the previous seasons. Here’s how it breaks down:

  • SR 1-1499 (Bronze): 100 CP
  • SR 1500-1999 (Silver): 200 CP
  • SR 2000-2499 (Gold): 400 CP
  • SR 2500-2999 (Platinum): 800 CP
  • SR 3000-3499 (Diamond): 1200 CP
  • SR 3500-3999 (Master): 2000 CP
  • SR 4000-5000 (Grandmaster): 3000 CP

Overwatch is out now for the PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. The 4th season ends on May 28th at 5 PM Pacific Time, so you still have time to increase your rank.


SOURCE: Blizzard


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