Play Overwatch for Free! May 5-9 Open Beta

Play Overwatch for Free! May 5-9 Open Beta

In an exciting piece of news revealed by the revered publisher Blizzard Entertainment, it has been announced that its highly acclaimed team-based multiplayer first-person shooter, ‘Overwatch‘ will be free-to-play for users from May 5th till the 9th in an open beta.

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The Overwatch Open Beta will be available May 5–9 on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Players who have pre-purchased or pre-ordered Overwatch by April 29 will be eligible for early access starting May 3rd and will conclude in all regions for all players on Monday, May 9th at 10: 00 .Early access shall begin on the 3rd of May at 4:00 PM PDT which translates as 4:30 AM IST (for our Indian readers) while the beta phase shall be truly open in all sense from the 5th of May at 4:00 PM PDT, which again is 4:30 AM IST.

Blizzard has also been kind enough to provide installation procedures along with the said piece of news, which are as follows:

FOR WINDOWS PC:

Step 1: Download 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!

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There also is an FAQ sheet given in the announcement article that you can check out right here.

Overwatch is Blizzard’s entry into the segment of team based tactical first person shooters that has been very well received by critics, fans and YouTubers alike. It is scheduled to be released on May 24th, 2016, on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. You can pre-order the game here.

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