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Overwatch Free-Play Weekend Coming To Consoles Next Week


A free weekend of Overwatch is coming to both the Xbox One & PS4 next weekend (Sep 9th - Sep 12th), with all 22 heroes and 13 maps available for play in a variety of modes on offer. You'll also get the chance to level up and earn Loot Boxes along the way, therefore giving you the opportunity to unlock different customisation options via the Hero Gallery. You can check out what time this free play weekend goes live in your area by the handy map made by Blizzard below.

For those that never gave Overwatch a chance when it launched, be sure to give my review a look by clicking here. While I've not had much time to dig into it since writing the review, I'd still say it was one one of the better releases so far this year, and offers those that do give it a try a little something different from the normal shooter out there. While this is not confirmed, it is also the norm on such weekends that the game on offer has some sort of discount if you fancy picking it up when playing it. With nothing announced about this just yet however, this is just me assuming it will happen again.

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