Overwatch Open Beta Launches This Week

With Overwatch launch date only three weeks away, Blizzard Entertainment has officially announced that it will be holding an Open Beta test this week, offering players a chance to try out the studio's upcoming and much anticipated multiplayer first-person shooter video game.

Overwatch Open Beta will be featuring:

  • Access to all 21 heroes
  • 4 Game modes including Assault, Escort, Assault/Escort Hybrid, Control
  • 12 Maps including Hanamura, Temple of Anubis, Volskaya Industries, Dorado, Route 66, Watchpoint: Gibraltar, Hollywood, King's Row, Numbani, Ilios, Lijiang Tower, and Nepal
  • All of launch-day features including Custom Games, Loot Boxes, and Weekly Brawl
Overwatch Open Beta will be available from May 5-9 on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 with no sign-up or code required. Although, those who have pre-purchased or pre-ordered Overwatch by April 29 will be get early access starting today.

Check out Overwatch Cinematic Teaser.