Latest in Gaming

Image credit:

Play 'Overwatch' for free all next weekend

Whether you're on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, you can see what everyone's talking about.
Timothy J. Seppala, @timseppala
November 9, 2016
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Blizzard Entertainment

If you already aren't one of Overwatch's 20 million players, developer Blizzard Entertainment wants to fix that. Starting next Friday at 1pm Eastern, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners can play the wildly popular shooter for free. And this isn't just a limited slice of the game, either. The entire roster of heroes and maps are available across Quick Play, Custom Games and the Weekly Brawl.

What's more, you'll also have access to Loot Boxes containing bits like character skins and graffiti tags. Best of all? Your progress and unlocked items will carry over to the full game should you decide to buy it. That's assuming you buy it on the same platform you played. My tip for newcomers? Start out playing as Mercy. Trust me.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

The 2020 Engadget Holiday Gift Guide

The 2020 Engadget Holiday Gift Guide

View
Scientists might know why astronauts develop health problems in space

Scientists might know why astronauts develop health problems in space

View
Volkswagen may release a small EV for as little as $24,000

Volkswagen may release a small EV for as little as $24,000

View
Vizio's rotating Dolby Atmos soundbar is $400 off ahead of Cyber Monday

Vizio's rotating Dolby Atmos soundbar is $400 off ahead of Cyber Monday

View
Hacker sells access to hundreds of corporate executives' email accounts

Hacker sells access to hundreds of corporate executives' email accounts

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr