Overwatch beta taking “a lot more players” this weekend

By Brenna Hillier, Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:21 GMT

Wanna try Overwatch? You’re in luck.


The Overwatch beta will become a little more inclusive this weekend.

You’ll still need an invite to get in, but Blizzard is opening the doors to “a lot more players from our Americas and Europe gameplay regions” in order to stress test its server hardware and technology.

All 21 heroes will be available, but only a few maps – Hanamura, King’s Row, and Watchpoint: Gibraltar.

The test will run from 9:00am PST Friday November 20 to 9:00am PST Monday November 23, kicking off just after a maintenance downtime.

You can sign up for a chance to be a part of the test via Battle.net. If you are chosen, you’ll be notified by email and also see the client install appear in your Battle.net desktop client ahead of time, so you can download and install the beta client.

For more information, including system requirements, an FAQ and a guide to getting set up, visit Battle.net.

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