OverWatch Beta is Free on PS4, Xbox One, PC From May 5-9

By   /   Apr 18, 2016
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OverWatch beta will have another round of matches starting May 5 to May 9. Players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC will be able to try out OverWatch beta for free from 4 days.

Early access portion of the beta will begin on all supported platforms from May 2 at 4:00 p.m. PDT (11:00 p.m. UTC). Players will need an early access key. Head over here for more details.

ALL ACCESS: The all access portion of the Open Beta will begin on all supported platforms May 4 at 4:00 p.m. PDT (11:00 p.m.UTC). All players will be able to play for FREE during this period; no sign-up or code required.

Before you can play the beta you will need to down OverWatch beta client. The client is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC.

FOR WINDOWS PC

Step 1: Downloand and install the Battle.net desktop app, if you haven’t already, and launch it.
Step 2: Create a FREE Battle.net account, or log in with an existing account.
Step 3: Click the “Overwatch” icon, located on the left-hand side of the Battle.net desktop app.
Step 4: Select your region from the drop-down menu, then click “Install” to begin the installation process.
Step 5: Once installed, click “Play” to begin!

FOR PLAYSTATION 4

Step 1: Turn on your PlayStation 4 and log in to your preferred local user.
Step 2: Go to PlayStation Store and select “Search” from the top menu.
Step 3: In the search field, type in “Overwatch.”
Step 4: Select “Overwatch Open Beta” from the search results and then click “Download.”
Step 5: Once the download and installation process is complete, click “Start” to begin!

FOR XBOX ONE

Step 1: Turn on your Xbox One and log in to your Xbox Live account.
Step 2: Go to the Xbox One Store, select “Games,” then select “Search All Games.”
Step 3: In the search field, type in “Overwatch.”
Step 4: Select “Overwatch Open Beta” from the search results and then click “Download.”
Step 5: Once the download and installation process is complete, click “Launch” to begin!

During the open beta players will have access to complete roster of heroes, maps, release day features of OverWatch – Competitive Play, Custom Games, Loot Boxes, and Weekly Brawl. There are 21 heroes available to players with 4 different game modes happening across 12 maps.

All game modes currently support 6v6 matches, a total of 12 players. If you are playing on Xbox Live you will need an Xbox Live Gold Membership but on PlayStation 4 you don’t need to be a PS Plus member for the open beta. However, you will need a PS Plus sub. after launch.

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