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Overwatch League skins are now available for every character

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It's the opening week of Overwatch League (opens in new tab)—the first matches start tomorrow on Twitch (opens in new tab)—and as such Blizzard has added team skins for every character. That's 312 new skins. Damn that's a lot of skins. And they'll cost you.

I was greeted with 100 free League Tokens when I logged in just now, which is enough to buy one skin (you can get yours by logging in before February 13). After that, however, it's $5 for another hundred tokens. It would cost $100 to unlock every skin for a particular team, as there are 26 characters and it's $100 for 2,600 tokens—though that leaves you with some extra, due to the free 100. 

I think I'll just stick to my one free skin, though last year we learned (opens in new tab) that sales of the skins will "provide monetary support for teams in the league" as opposed to simply disappearing into Blizzard's coffers, which is nice.

Sadly, I'm not a big fan of my hometown San Francisco Shock's color scheme—I much prefer the London Spitfire look below. What's your favorite color scheme out of them?

Tyler Wilde
Executive Editor

Tyler grew up in Silicon Valley alongside Apple and Microsoft, playing games like Zork and Arkanoid on the early personal computers his parents brought home. He was later captivated by Myst, SimCity, Civilization, Command & Conquer, Bushido Blade (yeah, he had Bleem!), and all the shooters they call "boomer shooters" now. In 2006, Tyler wrote his first professional review of a videogame: Super Dragon Ball Z for the PS2. He thought it was OK. In 2011, he joined PC Gamer, and today he's focused on the site's news coverage. After work, he practices boxing and adds to his 1,200 hours in Rocket League.