Overwatch open beta and release dates revealed

Overwatch will be available in stores on PC, PS4, and Xbox One on May 24th.

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From Blizzard:

If you pre-purchase or preorder Overwatch for any platform at www.buyoverwatch.com, you'll also get early access to the Open Beta for you and a friend from May 3-4. After that, everyone will have a chance to play free during an all-access Open Beta period from May 5-9.

PC, PS4, and Xbox One players alike will be able to try their hand at all 21 heroes and experience the intense action of Overwatch for themselves, including all of our launch-day heroes and maps.

Open Beta Early Access Details

To get a two-day head start in the Open Beta for you and a friend on May 3-4, simply pre-purchase or preorder any edition of Overwatch by April 29.

In addition to receiving early access to the Open Beta, when you pre-purchase or preorder any version of Overwatch on any platform, you'll also get the Noire Widowmaker skin at launch.

For additional details on Early Access or the Open Beta visit our full blog.

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