Play Overwatch For Free On Xbox One, PS4 And PC Next Weekend

Starting from May 26 until May 29, 2017, Xbox One, PS4 and PC owners will have a chance to play Overwatch for free.

During this period, the players will have a full access to the game. This means they can try all heroes, can enjoy playing on each map and all game modes, Quick Play, Custom, Arcade or Loot Boxes. In addition to this, the players can also enter the training modes, Tutorial, Practice vs AI and Practice Range.

The free trial starts on May 26 at 11 AM PT and will last until 11:59 PM PT on May 29. Overwatch will be free only for those players who own PS Plus on PS4, Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One or have a account on their PC. There is no key or sign-up process that they have to follow.

Here are the instructions on how to install Overwatch:


  1. Download and install the Blizzard desktop app, if you haven’t already, and launch it.
  2. Create a FREE Blizzard account, or log in with an existing account.
  3. Click the “Overwatch” icon, located on the left-hand side of the Blizzard desktop app.
  4. Select your region from the drop-down menu, then click “Install” to begin the installation process.
  5. Once installed, click “Play” to begin.


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


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

The Free Overwatch weekend can be played in all regions on PS4 and Xbox One. On PC, this event will be available only in Americas and Europe regions. To download the game, you will need 12GB free space on PC and 20GB free space on PS4 and Xbox One.

For last, everything you will earn during the Free Overwatch weekend, can and will be transferred to the players, but only if they purchase Overwatch.

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Dejan Kacurov

Hi, gamers! You can call me Mr. DComplex. I'm a gamer, a hardcore gamer. My favorite genres are Action RPG and MMORPG. At the moment I'm using my PC as my only gaming platform, but soon I might get a new PS4 from Angel. Update - Angel did get me a PS4, oh wait, it's the PS4 PRO 1TB!!! Much love bro!

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