Are OWL Team's skins overpriced?

General Discussion
So if you want to every OWL Team's skins, you will need to pay a total amount of ~1200, and that is not cheap at all. Your opinions about this?
Who in their right mind would be compelled to acquire EVERY skin? I can understand if you really want to support very team, but for the sake f just having them it's insane.

It's like going to a stationary shop and buying every single coloured pen/marker of each brand
why would you want every skin?
its pointless, and besides they are not even that cool to begin with, I wont buy any, jut the freebie with zenyatas korean tiger skin and thats it...
I think 1-3 dollars per skin would be great, with a discount bundle price for buying all of a single teams skins. As an addictive skin collector this large addition of overpriced skins kind of mentally pains me.
Yeah, and you need to pay a million dollars to buy everything at a grocery story
Difference is, people at a grocery store aren't entitled babies like Overwatch players
Unless you’re obsessed with collecting everything I don’t see why you would want to get everything. You’re meant to pick the ones you like for a team you like. Most people are just going to unlock 1 skin with the free points they gave us and move on.
Honestly i dont know why anyone would buy them they're just overpriced recolors
In theory, no, it goes to support the team and its a good idea

In execution, yes, each teams skins should have a bit of thematic work, something akin to an epic skin but all they are is dye channels

It's just season 1 and there are obviously constraints but in the future they should work on these a bit IMO
They do have a subjectively high price point, but that's more to encourage only getting a few of the better-looking skins for a player's favourite character(s).
Yes. It's another $80 monocle.
Remember, you aren't just paying for recolors. You're supporting the team as well.
My only gripe with the OWL skins right now are none of the abilities or spurts of bullets coming out of the guns are colored. Like when you use Moria's Coalescence or Zarya's Graviton Surge they're colored to that specific team's color I really thought that was gonna be apart of the skins. Unless i'm wrong feel free to correct me on it but that should be apart of the skins and should be a selling point otherwise their just recolors not worth the money.

Here's a video showing what i'm talking about Genji's blade slashes are green not matching with the teams colors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2DQqfAi1f0

if you don't know what i'm talking about these pictures/video pretty much sum it up why isn't this apart of the skins available to players

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEmk6xudOTQ

https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1600/1*Vz_akRPeDRziL2TjO1tx7A.jpeg

https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cZyQsxHeejtc3gsopm1lBND0Zb4=/0x0:6390x3600/1200x800/filters:focal(2684x1289:3706x2311)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/57853569/OVR_OWC_TeamColor_1P_02.0.png
01/09/2018 09:07 PMPosted by LBCCrabFace
My only gripe with the OWL skins right now are none of the abilities or spurts of bullets coming out of the guns are colored. Like when you use Moria's Coalescence or Zarya's Graviton Surge they're colored to that specific team's color I really thought that was gonna be apart of the skins. Unless i'm wrong feel free to correct me on it but that should be apart of the skins and should be a selling point otherwise their just recolors not worth the money.

Here's a video showing what i'm talking about Genji's blade slashes are green not matching with the teams colors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2DQqfAi1f0

if you don't know what i'm talking about these pictures/video pretty much sum it up why isn't this apart of the skins available to players

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEmk6xudOTQ

https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1600/1*Vz_akRPeDRziL2TjO1tx7A.jpeg

https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cZyQsxHeejtc3gsopm1lBND0Zb4=/0x0:6390x3600/1200x800/filters:focal(2684x1289:3706x2311)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/57853569/OVR_OWC_TeamColor_1P_02.0.png


It's changed for the teams themselves during the matches so it's easier for the viewers to understand which team/hero is doing what, you tell me you really want all of your abilities to change color based on your skin? It would have to be your view only as if 1/12 players in a match randomly had a different color ult or e etc. it would ruin everything.

Also I don't get the fuss over people not being able to get every skin, this isn't directed at you, just in general. It's a way to show local pride and support. Blizzard isn't forcing you to collect all of them for christs sake, it's there if you want it. Having a 'need' to collect EVERY possible skin and then dislike how high they priced it cause you can't pay for all of them is entitlement. It's not their or anybody elses problem you can't or don't want to front the cash required to purchase almost nonfactor skins
You'd have to pay me to use those skins.
01/09/2018 09:19 PMPosted by Breezy
01/09/2018 09:07 PMPosted by LBCCrabFace
My only gripe with the OWL skins right now are none of the abilities or spurts of bullets coming out of the guns are colored. Like when you use Moria's Coalescence or Zarya's Graviton Surge they're colored to that specific team's color I really thought that was gonna be apart of the skins. Unless i'm wrong feel free to correct me on it but that should be apart of the skins and should be a selling point otherwise their just recolors not worth the money.

Here's a video showing what i'm talking about Genji's blade slashes are green not matching with the teams colors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2DQqfAi1f0

if you don't know what i'm talking about these pictures/video pretty much sum it up why isn't this apart of the skins available to players

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEmk6xudOTQ

https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1600/1*Vz_akRPeDRziL2TjO1tx7A.jpeg

https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cZyQsxHeejtc3gsopm1lBND0Zb4=/0x0:6390x3600/1200x800/filters:focal(2684x1289:3706x2311)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/57853569/OVR_OWC_TeamColor_1P_02.0.png


It's changed for the teams themselves during the matches so it's easier for the viewers to understand which team/hero is doing what, you tell me you really want all of your abilities to change color based on your skin? It would have to be your view only as if 1/12 players in a match randomly had a different color ult or e etc. it would ruin everything.

Also I don't get the fuss over people not being able to get every skin, this isn't directed at you, just in general. It's a way to show local pride and support. Blizzard isn't forcing you to collect all of them for christs sake, it's there if you want it. Having a 'need' to collect EVERY possible skin and then dislike how high they priced it cause you can't pay for all of them is entitlement. It's not their or anybody elses problem you can't or don't want to front the cash required to purchase almost nonfactor skins


Even if it just changed only your view and showed it on potg that'd be perfect and helps Blizzard sell skins.
Here's what the facts from OWL skin proves:

- It's better to spend $5 and get exactly the skin you want than $19.99 gambling for a skin you likely WON'T get

- You're buying a recolor :<
I think so, but this opens up a new feature that we've been asking for a while that I hope they bring to events. Being able to buy skins directly is what Im hoping to see. If people buy these skins than they'll probably consider doing it more, but who knows.
01/09/2018 07:57 PMPosted by Knayter
So if you want to every OWL Team's skins, you will need to pay a total amount of ~1200, and that is not cheap at all. Your opinions about this?
Yes.
They should be 1$ each character
or 10$ for a team
Since this supports the teams and I don't think even Blizzard is expecting anyone to buy ALL of them, $5 is OK. You pick a team you like and few heroes you play and pay $10-20 to deck them on the team colors. My biggest gripe is how horrible most recolors are since most team color combos are just eye bleeding bad. I'm not rooting for Seoul Dynasty but my pick for free skin will be one of theirs cause it's the only decent color scheme....

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