Play Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Event For Free Right Now

If you haven't had a chance to jump in on Blizzard's team shooter Overwatch, now might be the perfect time to do so. This weekend, Overwatch is free to play on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

To make the deal even sweeter, the base title and the game of the year edition are 50% off on Steam, the PlayStation Store, and Xbox. The sale also includes retail and will last until February 26.

Overwatch's Lunar New Year event, Year of the Dog, is currently underway until March 5. This year's event includes new skins, emotes, and more for the game's loot boxes, as well as changes to the Capture the Flag mode, a new competitive mode, and a new map called Ayutthaya.

To see all the changes for this year's event, check out the patch notes. In other Overwatch news, the title may be restricted in Hawaii as representatives are taking action against video games with "predatory" loot box practices and microtransactions. If team shooters aren't your cup of tea, make sure to check out these other free games available this weekend.