Overwatch will hold a four-day free weekend on Thursday, August 23rd. While free players need to buy the game to play beyond, all 28 characters and each card are available to them Platforms – PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One
Blizzard staged a free weekend a month ago, but that was just for the PC, as he watched the first Grand Finals of the Overwatch League. The free play will start on Thursday, 23rd of August at 11am and will end on Monday, 27th of August at 2359hrs. PT. Thereafter, free players may pass on their advances when they purchase Overwatch Legendary Edition on the console they have played, or any version of Overwatch on the PC [1
A PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold subscription is required to play Overwatch on these consoles. The free weekend clients are now available for download. The free trial offers the modes Quick Play, Game Against AI, My Own Game and Arcade. More details can be found in this FAQ.
Overwatch 's 28th Hero, wrecking ball (a 'Mech, controlled by an anthropomorphic moon lunar – literally) was added to the game on July 24th. "As the seventh tank hero In the Overwatch lineup," says Blizzard in his official biography, "Wrecking Ball is causing a stir, while being an aggressive thug that harasses the opposing team and eliminates vulnerable heroes who remain unguarded."