Overwatch is free to play next week for Switch Online users

By Stephany Nunneley
7 October 2020 18:01 GMT

Switch Online users will be able to try out Overwatch for free starting next week.

Overwatch will be free to play for Switch Online subscribers for an entire week starting on October 13.

The free week will end on October 20.

During this time it’s also possible the annual Halloween Terror event will start, going by previous dates. Blizzard has yet to announce when the event will kick-off, so we’re just speculating due to the launch history.

At any rate, Switch Online players will be able to try out all sorts of characters, the story, and experience multiplayer battles. It’s worth a try if you have never played before, because, well, it’s free.

You can start pre-loading the game now ahead of its free period.

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