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When Does The Overwatch Free Weekend Start?

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You can play Overwatch free online this weekend and enjoy the Lunar New Year of the Dog event, and much more. Progress through the levels, and if you're enjoying it, carry it across to the full game in the Overwatch free weekend!

Blizzard Entertainment continues to dish out the goods for players wanting to try out its popular multiplayer first-person shooter, Overwatch. You can play Overwatch free online this weekend and enjoy access to all 17 maps and 26 heroes.

When does the Overwatch Free Weekend Start?

Get into the action on Friday, February 16 at 2pm ET until Monday, February 19. You can also pre-load Overwatch today from 2pm ET ready to playing online for free later this week.

The free trial is available for PS4 and Xbox One, but you'll need a PlayStation Plus or an Xbox Live Gold subscription to participate. The good news is all of your progress will carry over to the full game if you decide to buy it. You can also enjoy the following activities:

  • Quick Play
  • Arcade
  • Custom Games
  • Level Progression
  • Earning loot boxes

You'll also benefit from joining in with the Overwatch Lunar New Year event. This limited time event has added 50 new items, including some sweet legendary skins.

Blizzard's online FPS is well worth checking out, having been named as one of the best PS4 games of 2016 by numerous publications. It's so popular, it's earned Activision-Blizzard over one billion dollars in revenue! So, check out the Overwatch free weekend starting this Friday, and play Overwatch free online for three days to find out what all the fuss is about.