Overwatch Is Free To Play This Weekend On PS4, Xbox One, And PC

Thinking about checking out Blizzard’s popular hero based shooter, Overwatch, but haven’t yet? Well, you’re in luck as Overwatch is free to play this entire weekend.

Today marks the 2nd anniversary of Overwatch and to celebrate the occasion, we all win. From today and up until May 28 at 11:59 PM PDT / May 29 at 2:59 PM EDT, you’ll be able to download and play on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. All 27 heroes and 18 maps will playable as well. Of course, anything you unlock such as emotes, outfits, sprays and more will transfer over to the full game if you decide to purchase it. Yes, you can also purchase stuff, if you so choose to.

Xbox One owners will need a valid Xbox Live Gold account (or trial), while PC owners will need a Battle.net account. A PlayStation Plus account isn’t needed for PlayStation 4 owners.

Xbox One download – here
PlayStation 4 download – here
PC/Battle.net download – here

So be sure to check out of the free Overwatch this weekend. It’s a fantastic game, with plenty of charm. Lots of stuff to do, and before you know it the weekend will be over.  Should you decide to pick it up, you can snag the GOTY edition now for just $19.99 on the PS4, and Xbox One.


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Keith Mitchell
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Keith Mitchell is the Founder and Editor in Chief of The Outerhaven. A grizzled IT professional during the day, but a passionate lover of video games after his 9-5 grid. Loves playing the Dark Souls series and has been gaming since he was 6 years old. Available for podcasts upon request.