Overwatch Free Weekend Starts Tomorrow Ahead of the Overwatch League Grand Finals

Overwatch Free Weekend Starts Tomorrow Ahead of the Overwatch League Grand Finals

Try out all the heroes on 18 maps.

This weekend will be the grand finals for season one of the Overwatch League. It's perhaps because of this that Blizzard is holding yet another free weekend for Overwatch starting tomorrow July 26 through July 30.

Like previous free weekends, the full roster of heroes, including the newest hero Wrecking Ball, will be available to play with. Players can try standard modes like Quick Play and Arcade on 18 maps. If you level up or purchase loot boxes those will carry over if you choose to purchase the full game afterwards. Achievements will also carry over, but only if you purchase the full game. So, the trial alone will not net you any achievements.

Overwatch Free Weekend start times, July 26.

The free trial begins on July 26 at 11 am PT/2 pm ET. A Overwatch free weekend client will also go live tomorrow so register for a Blizzard account if you haven't already.

Overwatch's first season of the Overwatch League is ending. We spoke with Overwatch commissioner Nate Nanzer at the start of the season and have been following along with the action ever since. Blizzard is also celebrating the release of its newest hero Wrecking Ball, a cute but deadly hamster. For more on Overwatch check out our Overwatch guide for hero tips and tricks.

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Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

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