Overwatch Will Be Free This Weekend

In promotion of Overwatch’s recent lunar event, Year of the Dog, Blizzard Entertainment has announced that this weekend the first-person competitive shooter will be free for Xbox One, PC and PS4.

Starting February 16th and ending on February 19th. The full game will be available to interested gamers, you’ll be able to try out all 26 heroes, all game modes and maps, and you’ll be able to earn loot boxes and unlock cosmetic items.

What’s more, if you do happen to enjoy the title, your progressions will be carried over to the full game if you do happen to purchase it. Just remember if you do want to participate in the free weekend, make sure you have PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold. Learn more about the free weekend, here.


‘Join the ranks of a legendary force of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities known as Overwatch. Choose your hero and clash on the battlefields of tomorrow. Bend time, defy physics, and wield extraordinary powers in the ultimate team-based shooter. The fight for the future has begun. Take your place in Overwatch.’


Overwatch is out on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Overwatch is out now for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.