The Multiplayer Shooter Overwatch Is Free To Play Until Early January

The Multiplayer Shooter Overwatch Is Free To Play Until Early January
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Christmas is just a couple of days out and that means a lot of freebies and discounts for those in the gaming community. It looks like Blizzard is getting involved in the festivities too as they’re opening up their multiplayer shooter Overwatch to the public for free.

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Up until January 4th, the hero shooter will be accessible at no charge. That’s great if you haven’t taken it out for a test drive yet, whether it’s because you haven’t had the time or simply didn’t want to pay money.

Right now, you don’t have to and you’ll get to see why Overwatch is still considered one of the best of its kind in 2020. If you like a high skill ceiling and a bunch of heroes to choose from, then Overwatchhas got you covered.

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You’ll find the game very approachable, but the more you play, the more layers you’ll peel back in terms of the shooting mechanics and strategy. And since every hero has a unique style of play, you have plenty of choices as far as how you want to approach every team-based match. Blizzard has continued to add new characters on a frequent basis too so there is a huge selection to choose from.

Overwatch 2 is currently in development, although there is no official timeframe for when it will be released. In the meantime, though, Overwatch is a solid offering and a great way to get involved in some intense matches with a team of your choosing.

During this free play window, a new crop of gamers will get to check out a sensational team-based shooter that makes every battle feel truly special and distinct. And if you like it so much after this little test drive, Blizzard is discounting the game to help interested gamers save some money around the holiday season.

Blizzard never really shies away from promoting Overwatch even though it has now been out since 2016. They constantly open the game up for free to the public, which is a good way for them to market the game and perhaps attract those that have been on the fence about playing it.

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If you think it’s worth your time, then check it out today. The game has been heavily supported post-launch, with new updates, heroes, and compelling content to get excited about. That doesn’t seem to change any time soon as long as Overwatch 2 is still being developed.