The insanely popular competitive FPS Overwatch from Blizzard is getting a free weekend again this week and you will be able to play the games for a couple of days after which you can purchase it for a discounted price.
The level up, lootboxes collected and hero statistics will be retained if you buy the full game, Blizzard confirmed. They have ensured that all the heroes are open for new players to give it a shot and is also offering 18 different maps for competitive gaming against friends or other seasoned Overwatch players.
“During the free weekend, players will gain access to all game modes including Quick Play, Custom Games, Arcade and can carry forward all the customization options they create during the period. Just make sure to use the same Blizzard id when you purchase the game later on,” reads a statement from the company.
The free weekend begins on,
- July 26th, Thursday at 11 AM Pacific Time
- Ends on July 31st, Tuesday
Overwatch is approximately 15 GB in size and it shouldn’t be difficult for most players to download the game quickly so as to have a full weekend of shooting, spamming powers and making sure they win each round along with friends who still haven’t purchased the game yet.
You can download the game through the official Battle.net game client from the Blizzard website.