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Overwatch is free for this weekend beginning today (Nov. 18th) on PC, PS4, and Xbox One! East Coast, your free weekend started at 2:00PM.

If you haven’t had the chance to play Overwatch, this free weekend is your chance to join other heroes in the fight! For this weekend, the full roster of all 23 heroes (also including Sombra), and 13 maps will be available. Quick Play, Custom Games, Weekly Brawl will be accessible for free this weekend.

Maps & Modes Available

  • Assault: Hanamura, Temple of Anubis, and Volskaya Industries
  • Escort: Dorado, Route 66, and Watchpoint: Gibraltar
  • Assault/Escort Hybrid: Eichenwalde, Hollywood, King’s Row, and Numbani
  • Control: Ilios, Lijiang Tower, and Nepal

Quick Play maps will support 12 players in a 6v6 format.

Arcade features alternate games modes and maps that support players in a 1v1, 3v3, and 6v6 formats.

Players will have the chance to level up, collect Loot Boxes, while enjoying some other customization perks. Worried about starting and loving Overwatch, don’t worry, you levels and progress will all be saved so when you are ready to join the battle full-time, you can hope right back in! Be sure to use the same account information when you sign up for real, whether that will be on Xbox Live or PSN or Battle.net be sure to sign in with the original account you started for your free weekend.

While this weekend is free, there is a bit of a catch, the free weekend will roll out at different times. Not to worry, the free weekend has already begun and has rolled out as I write this article at 11:00AM PST and at 2:00PM EST. See the Overwatch blog for more details but see the schedule below to make sure you catch the start times!

 OW Free weekendUpdate: Overwatch is 40 percent off this weekend too!
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