Overwatch is Free to Play in Celebration of Storm Rising

Overwatch Storm Rising

The limited time event Storm Rising is now live in Overwatch and to celebrate, Blizzard has made Overwatch free to play for a limited time. The game is free to play from today to April 23 across all platforms. Download the game right now and you can check out the new Archives Event Storm Rising.

This is not a limited version of Overwatch. It is the full Overwatch experience completely free to play until April 23. Storm Rising is the brand new PvE event in the game which features a brand new Overwatch Archives replayable mission Storm Rising in which Tracer, Genji, Winston, and Mercy travel to Cuba. Their mission is to head off a stormfront and chase down the Omnic Talon boss Maximilien.

If you want to purchase the full version of Overwatch right now, the game is 24% off on PC. The legendary version can be purchased at a 51% discounted price as well while players who own the standard edition and want to update to legendary edition can do so for a super discounted 71% off. On consoles, the game is worth $20 which is a pretty fair price for the title. Sales end on April 29.

It is the perfect time to download the free game and try it out until April 23. Players who download the game during the free trial duration can access all heroes, level up and play all game modes. All progress will be saved to their profiles and if the player purchases the full version of the game later, they will be able to pick right where they left the game in the free trial.

Storm Rising is active until May 6 and for this duration, two old modes Uprising and Retribution are also back. Both of them and Storm Rising will end at the same time. This makes it the perfect time to try out the game for free.

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