Play Overwatch free on consoles September 9-12

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Overwatch‘s full roster of 22 heroes and 13 maps will be available to play for free.

If you’ve been waiting to dive into Overwatch for whatever reason, Blizzard is giving console owners a chance to play for free next weekend. Gamers with an Xbox One (and Xbox Live Gold membership) or PlayStation 4 console will be able to download and play the full game for free between September 9th at 11am PT and September 12th at 4pm PT. The download will be available on consoles starting on the 9th at 11am PT.

For this free weekend, we’re making Overwatch‘s full roster of 22 heroes and 13 maps available for play in a variety of modes, including Quick Play, Custom Games, and the latest Weekly Brawl. You’ll also be able to level up, earn Loot Boxes, and unlock different customization options via the Hero Gallery. If you like what you see and decide to buy Overwatch: Origins Edition, you’ll also get to keep whatever progress you made during the weekend. (Wicked!)

In case you happen to be unfamiliar with the game, Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter with various character roles and abilities. The process to get into the game for the free play weekend is pretty straightforward:

FOR PLAYSTATION 4:

Step 1: Turn on your PlayStation 4 and log in to your preferred local user.
Step 2: Go to PlayStation Store and select “Search” from the top menu.
Step 3: In the search field, type in “Overwatch.”
Step 4: Select “Overwatch Free Weekend” from the search results and then click “Download.”
Step 5: Once the download and installation process is complete, click “Start” to begin!

FOR XBOX ONE:

Step 1: Turn on your Xbox One and log in to your Xbox Live account.
Step 2: Go to the Xbox One Store, then select “Search.”
Step 3: In the search field, type in “Overwatch.”
Step 4: Select “Overwatch: Origins Edition Free Weekend” from the search results and then click “Free Trial.”
Step 5: Once the download and installation process is complete, click “Launch” to begin!

Are you going to be taking advantage of the play Overwatch free weekend from September 9 through 12? Xbox One or PlayStation 4? Let us know in the comments below, or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

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