If you haven’t already had the opportunity to suit up and save the world as one of the heroes of Overwatch, now’s your chance as from November 17–20, we’re calling on all prospective agents: assemble your team and dive in during the Overwatch Free Weekend on PC, PlayStation 4, or Xbox One!
In this free weekend, Overwatch’s full roster of 26 heroes and 16 maps are available for play in a variety of modes, including Quick Play, Custom Games, and the Arcade. Players will also have the ability to level up, earn Loot Boxes, and unlock a variety of different customization options.
Plus, if you decide to purchase Overwatch after test driving the game, you’ll get to keep any progress that you made during the weekend—just be sure to use the same Blizzard, Sony Entertainment, or Xbox Live account that you played on.
The map below shows the start time in your geographical region. For the UK that equates to 7pm on Friday 17th November.
Quick! Rush! Hurry! Cities: Skyline is getting a free weekend on Xbox One. This weekend!
It’s only a 2gb download, so get on it as soon as possible and take advantage of this offer. You can read our review of it here – spoiler alert, our very own Greg loved it!
Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition puts you in charge of a growing city – from the ground-breaking of its first streets to the ever-changing needs of thousands of citizens. Design, build, and manage the city of your dreams, from public services to civic policies, and challenge yourself to grow from a simple town to a bustling metropolitan hub.
Looks like the Xbox team had a brainwave when it came to promoting the upcoming racer – Forza Horizon 2. For this weekend only you can download and play Forza 5 from Turn 10 Studio’s on Xbox One – and additionally unlock achievements to your profile! You can download Forza 5 by visiting the Xbox Store and searching for Forza Motorsport 5 from 12:01 a.m. PDT, Thursday, Sepember 4th through to 11:59 p.m. PDT, Sunday, September 7th 2014. The logic behind it could be to get you in the racing spirit.
The Forza Motorsport 5 weekend will allow you to check out the full Forza experience with special in-game challenges, play against others online and build your achievements and Gamerscore. Throughout the weekend, you will have the chance to compete in a special multiclass endurance in-game race event, Grand Tour of Prague. Complete this endurance event and drive at least 130 miles in the race to earn a new title and badge for your Forza Motorsport 5 profile. After the weekend, you’ll have the option to purchase the game online from the Xbox Store or visit your favorite retailer and continue playing. You will also get to keep your Gamerscore and achievements earned while playing, so invite your Gold friends to play and see who has the best driving skill.
Forza 5 is a beautiful world of engines and tire smoke, a world of convincing motorsport with the introduction of Drivatar and tuned AI. If you are looking for a ‘must have’ game for your new Xbox One, this is it.
If you do decide to purchase the game after the free weekend ends, let us know in the comments below.