Overwatch Is Free To Play On Xbox For The Holidays

Thanks for the Christmas present, Blizzard! The studio has announced that popular multiplayer game Overwatch has been made completely free to play on Xbox for the holidays, available until January 4th.

You can access the game via a special free trial on the Microsoft Store page for Overwatch Origins Edition, which gives you full access to all of the maps and heroes across a variety of game modes.

Better yet, Overwatch Legendary Edition is currently on sale as part of the massive Xbox Countdown Sale at 67% off, and if you decide to buy it, any experience or items you earn during the free trial will transfer over.

Take your place in the world of Overwatch and choose your hero from a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities. Bend time, defy physics, and unleash a dizzying array of extraordinary powers and weapons. Engage your enemies in iconic locations from around the globe in the ultimate team-based shooter.

Will you be checking out Overwatch on Xbox this holiday? Let us know in the comments below.