Overwatch Archives 2021 | Overwatch Seasonal Event
Experience the past. Fight for the future.
Take on story-driven co-op missions from pivotal moments in the past, test your mettle against deadly new Challenge Mission modifiers, and earn historically-inspired loot from April 6 to April 27.
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  • newyorkmeable

    i find the story missions to be incredibly boring... So much so that I'm not sure if I really want these skins.... :/

  • masoncorlettiom

    I like the mood

  • Sonic The Hedgehog Sanic Kirkman
    Sonic The Hedgehog Sanic Kirkman

    Swe need Tf2 X Overwatch.

  • gtoss chddy
    gtoss chddy

    0:44 Indeed Reaper. Indeed.

  • Nirezar

    As a russian myself i must say its pretty good representasion of a russian "knight" from a folklore. Also her weapon has 3 dragon heads because its a reference to a classical slavic folklore beast - Zmey gorynich - three-headed dragon

  • mohamed zahalka
    mohamed zahalka

    0 wins in every mode why the ....

    • gtoss chddy
      gtoss chddy

      L'manburg skins right there lmao

  • Mobeyfringey

    Such a disappointing update for 2021 My opinion for this is ok

  • Harpy

    Wasted opportunity, it’s not too late to fix it; 1) Delete Widow and tracer skin because they have nothing to do with the character except nationality 2) Add Mansa Musa or just ‘King’ Doomfist and Traditional or ‘Saree’ Symmetra. 3) Add short descriptions like with other archive skins to relate the skin to the character 4) Make the special game modes exclusive by only releasing 3 per week 5) I know that your expecting this to be over watches worst year with popularity and income because hopefully your releasing ow2 next year but you still could’ve made a bit more of an effort.

  • the dragon 249
    the dragon 249

    What's the point in even having the event if they don't add anything new

  • Bolia Fops
    Bolia Fops


  • Artsbrainsmoke

    cosmetics.... sheep love that

  • Luca


  • overwatch

    Hello blizzard I love your game but the biggest problems is phara is op sooo you need to nerf phara and the April fools patch note is amazing and you need to add the reaper and doom and hanzo and orisa and Lucio and mercy and brig buffs are Amazing market to the live servers ok

    • overwatch

      @Bolia Fops I know the skins are bad

    • Bolia Fops
      Bolia Fops

      meh this event

  • Soinas Doyi
    Soinas Doyi

    0:44 Indeed Reaper. Indeed.

  • Petite Chat
    Petite Chat

    Thanks for the symmetra skin

  • Xavier

    this event wasn't worth the wait.

  • Sami_Blueboy

    Everyone gangster until soilder becomes british

    • Sami_Blueboy

      Yeah id rather every character had a different historical theme instead of 3 of the SAME THING. But i think the historical for Archives is cool.

    • Soinas Doyi
      Soinas Doyi

      They really are running out of ideas

  • prince of 3 saiyans -Galaxy-
    prince of 3 saiyans -Galaxy-

    That’s cool but where’s overwatch 2. It’s been almost 2 years since it’s reveal and we’ve gotten nothing

  • NoamEG

    I feel like the green visor does not go well with the the rest of the color scheme of the samurai outfit, but nevertheless AMAZING JOB!

  • bilisha coli
    bilisha coli

    The art team deserves alot of claps for the recent skins they've been putting out. Props to ya guys and girls

  • Kiyu

    0:18 Daddy

  • Frigo Di Jeffree Star
    Frigo Di Jeffree Star

    L'manburg skins right there lmao

    • bilisha coli
      bilisha coli

      I think these skins are good, but they do not fit Archieves event I mean Archieves is lore event, and I doubt that anyone of these characters actually wore these on any occasion

  • So Pheaktra Lucifer
    So Pheaktra Lucifer

    0:48 every women in hentai

  • Sam White
    Sam White

    I wonder if this year we get some good Hammond skins..... I mean a Christmas bauble would do it but maybe that's just me...

    • Sam White
      Sam White

      You know rather than the same 5 characters always getting a new skin because they all share almost the same body mesh....

  • ical monyet
    ical monyet

    Suddenly, Reinhardt gets a skin based of his country's action in 1941.

    • Mustachio

      Oh no

  • Mariocat99

    Cool at first but no new mission :(

  • TheMystic Pyro
    TheMystic Pyro

    Honestly a comic where tracers chronol-accelerator malfunctions and puts her way back in time would be amazing

  • Jully Owo
    Jully Owo

    meh this event

    • mijuo roui
      mijuo roui


  • Z E R A 非常識です
    Z E R A 非常識です

    great, now unban my account pls

  • Pouyan Alz
    Pouyan Alz

    I garam isken gnje

    • mijuo roui
      mijuo roui

      Finally !! I started playing in feb and I’ve fell in love with a mad scientist... Just got the archive skin for my main, Moira and I couldn’t be happier .

  • bilij pdan
    bilij pdan

    Oh it's this time of the year again. opens wallet

  • CYRiUS

    They really are running out of ideas

  • Salvador Alves
    Salvador Alves

    So, the skins are actually not lore related this year? That’s the point of Archives but I’m kinda digging the skins ngl lmao

    • TimTime

      These bots are getting good

    • bilij pdan
      bilij pdan

      I wish that every Overwatch hero had a Talon skin, I love Talon's design.

  • Jedi Padawan Shaggy
    Jedi Padawan Shaggy

    Retribution is the best co-op mode in overwatch Change my mind

  • Колян Маликов
    Колян Маликов

    Now I have to play archives to unlock weekly skins?! And if I DON'T WANT to play archives, then what? I won't get anything?!?! Blizzard are you completely idiots?!?!

  • Ekaterina

    What?? Will there be no lore? Will there be no new story? Will there be a new assignment? Or at least maps ?? The Archive Event was created to reveal the story, and where is it? They feed again with the same skins. Yes, they are great. But the archival event has always differed from the rest with its lore. Not even a comic book or story

    • TimTime

      They're really focussing almost all they've got on Overwatch 2 to get it out as quickly as possible. Until we'll get the game, we won't see anything bigger anytime soon

  • Foxx1019

    I want goth mercy to step on me.

  • Leevi Heiskanen
    Leevi Heiskanen

    I think these skins are good, but they do not fit Archieves event I mean Archieves is lore event, and I doubt that anyone of these characters actually wore these on any occasion

  • mijuo roui
    mijuo roui

    I'm just so hungry for anything Overwatch. Thank you for the crumbs, Jeff. I'll eat every bit

  • Krifi Gaming
    Krifi Gaming

    Why is the genji skin so beefy?

  • kun in ne
    kun in ne

    Add cross platform please, and more information about Overwatch 2

    • mijuo roui
      mijuo roui

      (you can find it on wikipedia)

  • Steven Gooding
    Steven Gooding

    Finally another Zarya skin!!! Yay!!!

  • brandon Rivera
    brandon Rivera

    I got stuck for Sympathy Gains!😭😡 Thank you you said" Curse you, all!" Reaper!🤣😅

  • Lúvrene Bebe
    Lúvrene Bebe

    Finally !! I started playing in feb and I’ve fell in love with a mad scientist... Just got the archive skin for my main, Moira and I couldn’t be happier .

  • Blizz



    I can't wait till they announce cross play

  • jaluscornerious

    Why aren't the Archive missions always playable?!?!? Some of the best content in the game only happens once a year...

  • Killer Flame226
    Killer Flame226

    I didn’t see much skins in this game

  • One Sensitive Artist
    One Sensitive Artist

    I wish that every Overwatch hero had a Talon skin, I love Talon's design.

  • Lostpockets 222
    Lostpockets 222

    I don't even wanna play the game anymore I'm just here to look at the new skins, the Blizzard design team is amazing

  • Jakedoesfpv

    Could u just release OW2?

  • akxne

    Everyone being in their archived suits: Zarya: *check out my gun lmao*

  • webheadgr

    This is just sad, many heroes don't have a legendary archive skin some don't even have an epic one, and they brought skins for everyone that already has 1 epic and 1 legendary, blizzard sucks bad.

  • Ragnaf0x

    Literally just make it more difficult than adding more to the story?


    I miss when this event added new lore every year, it was easily the most hype event every time. Least the skins are solid as always.

  • Max Clausen
    Max Clausen

    Came out and ends the same time as the tartaglia banner

  • heg pxl
    heg pxl

    For those who are interested I have some knowledge on Zarya's skin to share with ya'll, since I am Russian: this skin is based on the heavy cavalry class called " Bogatyr' " - very prominent slavic army figures that have many ties to nordic-slavic traditions. They usually commanded the tzar's army and subdivisions of that. They are like knights but usually have more similarities with vikings in historical descriptions - in that they are more physically buff and are prone to handle conflicts bare handed. But in Russian folklore and slavic mythos there is a specific bogatyr named Dobrinya Nikitich who defeated the dragon named "Zmey Gorinich" which had seven heads - that's why the gun has a red dragon motif. And the overall design of Zarya herself and her color scheme is similar to 20 century painting that depicts the same warrior mentioned earlier fighting the dragon. (you can find it on wikipedia)

  • Mapdyne

    I want to play and get these skins, but I have finals and the event ends when I finish my finals.... 😔

  • Algernon

    Okay, but is the game balanced and fun to play?

  • Aeron Corpse
    Aeron Corpse

    Finally some new content

  • • Sanoth •
    • Sanoth •

    Just the same recycled thing again this year i guess. This is why overwatch died

  • God has come into my body, as a angelic fire body
    God has come into my body, as a angelic fire body

    God entered into my body, like a body. my same size. holy ghost baptism. God attacks me, God rips my face, shoots into my mouth, gum disease. Jesus appears and laughs.

  • Jaybox005

    Whens overwatch 2 coming

  • RubS0311

    The skins are kinda boring

  • ThorsHammer 1377
    ThorsHammer 1377

    And nothing for hanzo

  • Blue Pearl
    Blue Pearl

    Overwatch can you give us actual content instead of flashy skins and cheap challenges

  • Egemen AthenaSenior
    Egemen AthenaSenior

    So? Archives is lore you remember? There are no new maps and no new modes since 2019. Sorry but whole 2020 and 2021 "events" are only for adding skins and sprays. Nothing more. I used to argue with guys who say Dead Game to Overwatch. Now, I agree them.

    • TimTime

      We'll get there again!! :/ As a diehard overwatch fan myself the wait is super hard and the devs are doing a pretty bad job at communicating with us. They want to impress us with the results, not talks. Judging on everything they've said in interviews throughout the years, Overwatch 2 will be huge. Events will be renewed, some removed, some new added, lots of new content with more than just cosmetics. It still takes time, for now all we can do is wait.

  • Brian Garmendez
    Brian Garmendez

    Man archives story mission trailers used to hype me up so much, now we only get "heyyy, look at these skins haha" 😔

  • Mini Grizzz
    Mini Grizzz

    We will never get a new story ever again

    • TimTime

      They're developing an entire campaign with Overwatch 2... but no, we won't get anything else for Archives

  • Mikey M
    Mikey M

    People still play this?

  • Slav Dog
    Slav Dog

    Почему вы потратили время на перевод этого

  • chdreturns

    Trash game, get this online multiplayer only, no storyline garbage outta my recommendation feed.

  • P. B.
    P. B.

    And the junkers!? Where is junkrat and Roadhog?? 😭😭

  • Memomo Neo
    Memomo Neo

    I m not a hater but come on now u can do better blizzard


    It's gonna be so hilarious if symmetra doesn't get a skin for next event

  • Burning Phoenix
    Burning Phoenix

    I can't play cause this game needs ps-plus to play (TvT) and also my ps4 is bought from UAE meaning I can't use any other codes besides the ones from UAE. Im currently in Malaysia TvT

    • Burning Phoenix
      Burning Phoenix

      I'm a Zenyatta main btw

  • electrobob992

    Let's just hope if they change overwatch's business model... They NEVER make it a subscription service, sure F2P+P2P Cosmetics is one thing, but a subscrition to play would make no sense.

  • Defaltishere

    I can't wait to get blackwatch genji

  • fiel81

    big meh

  • Cheeku

    Playing archive missions is impossible. The queue times are 20 + mins !!! And qp wins don't count for the challenge, so i suppose im missing out on all 3 skins

  • Smoothcode

    When does blizzard stop recycling?

  • Vuke!

    I understand and love the work that is going into OW2, and the new skins look awesome! But.... Man, it really hit me this time how bad it feels to have two archives with no new, well, archive. I'm sure OW2 will be fantastic, and I want them to take their time to make the best game they can... But the major content drought is starting to catch up to me.

    • TimTime

      It really is exhausting... the content drought has been noticeable for 3 years. Can't wait to finally have content again in probably a year

  • Zeno Trinity
    Zeno Trinity

    Everyone, It’s freaking trending!


    If you’re under 20 I wish you all the happiness you deserve in this world of negativity 💯🤍✨

  • Tristoon ::
    Tristoon ::

    I really feel like they put no effort into this event like it's all just thrown together last minute.... Like "oh let's give genji a cool skin then everyone will be happy" but I usually like Uprising but now it's a bit dull.

  • Nap Time
    Nap Time

    Twitter is crying Bc of the skin lmfao

  • Cromanti Cheer
    Cromanti Cheer

    I was kinda too intimidated to try the challenge missions last year, but I finally did this year and they're actually pretty fun! Protip: stay on top of the restaurant at the end of Retribution and retreat to the other end of the bridge outside of the fort during the final stage of Storm Rising. But stay with your team above all else!

  • Thomas

    Experiencing the past because I have played all the PVE gamemodes already :')

  • butters

    Roblox rthro

  • Pawel

    blizzard, masters at not adding new content to their games and ruining them

  • Kuba Sztorc
    Kuba Sztorc

    overwatch is deaaaaad

  • moci

    Ah yes I love how they make skins for people who already have archive skins. such bs

  • buttered Toast
    buttered Toast

    a shame we got no lore skins but with overwatch 2 in the works its understandable

  • MonsterZ

    Can you guys not handle change? People are just complaining about the theme of the archives event, if blizzard wants to change the theme this time just let them. I actually like the skins we have this year. And we all should have known we weren’t getting a new mission. And plus, I’m glad there’s no sym skin she’s so garbage. I’ve been playing since 2017. And I’ve never taken the game so seriously like some people do. Just be glad we even GOT any decent skins this year.

  • NobleNate

    Can anyone explain what a mission modifier is?

  • 里泉


  • Tamás Budai
    Tamás Budai

    i like this genji skin, genji my favorite

  • ItsUs

    someone still playing this?

  • Joseph Nocki
    Joseph Nocki


  • PixelStacker

    Bastion feeding Ganymede is the best thing ever XD absolutely