Overwatch launches Storm Rising and free trial

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The Overwatch Archives Storm Rising event will run through May 6th.

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The clock is ticking as Tracer, Genji, Winston, and Mercy travel to Cuba to head off a stormfront as they chase down the Omnic Talon boss Maximilien in the all-new Overwatch Archives replayable mission, Storm Rising, which is now live! Also included in the Overwatch Archives event are returning missions Uprising and Retribution, all of which give players a chance to dive deeper in the important moments in Overwatch's history. Additionally, players will get a chance to earn more than 160 cosmetic items!

Free Trial is Back
Overwatch is back with a Free Trial, starting today through April 23. Overwatch's full roster of 30 heroes including the newly announced combat medic Baptiste will be playable!

Players can explore 27 maps in a variety of modes, including Quick Play, Custom Games, and the Arcade, to experience everything Overwatch has to offer.

Free Trial players will also be able to level up, earn Loot Boxes, unlock a variety of different customization options for their heroes, and keep any progress made during the trial—as long as they purchase the game on the same Blizzard account / console account.

April Sale - Deep Discounts for New Players We're also making this an April to remember with deep discounts on the game. For friends of friends who haven't yet tried the game, take advantage of these April deals on Battle.net:
• 50% off Legendary Edition
• 25% off Standard Edition
• 75% off Digital Upgrade (from Standard Edition)

The April sale ends on Sunday, Apr. 28 @ 11:59 PDT.

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