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How to get free Overwatch Coins

A guide on how to get free Overwatch Coins and how to earn Microsoft Rewards Points.

Overwatch 2 players can get free Overwatch Coins by completing weekly challenges and redeeming Microsoft Rewards Points! Read on for details.

Free Overwatch 2 Coins (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Free Overwatch 2 Coins (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

How to get free Overwatch Coins

To get some free Overwatch Coins, play the game and complete the weekly challenges. You get 30 Overwatch Coins after completing four challenges, 20 Overwatch Coins for doing nine of them, and 10 Overwatch Coins for finishing 12 challenges. This equals 60 of the in-game currency on a weekly basis.

  1. Complete four weekly challenges
  2. Do nine weekly challenges
  3. Finish 12 weekly challenges
How to get Overwatch Coins for free (Image via Microsoft)
How to get Overwatch Coins for free (Image via Microsoft)

Can you get Overwatch Coins for free?

Another way to get Overwatch Coins for free is by redeeming Microsoft Rewards Points. Head over to the Microsoft Rewards page and log in to your account. Click on the "Redeem" tab. Then search for and click on the "Overwatch Coins Digital Code" reward. Next, set your goal of how many Overwatch Coins you wish to earn.

  1. Visit the rewards page
  2. Press the "Redeem" tab
  3. Search for "Overwatch"
  4. Click on the "Overwatch Coins Digital Code" reward
  5. Set your goal and earn Microsoft Rewards Points
  6. Collect enough Microsoft Rewards Points for an Overwatch Coins Digital Code
  7. Enter the code into the "Redeem a Code" section of your Battle.net "Account Overview" page

"Codes must be redeemed on or before June 29, 2024," according to Microsoft.

Overwatch Coins exchange rate (Image via Microsoft)
Overwatch Coins exchange rate (Image via Microsoft)

How much is 1,000 Overwatch Coins?

According to the website, 1,000 Overwatch Coins require redeeming 10,000 Microsoft Rewards Points. At times, other options such as 500 Overwatch Coins for 5,000 points or 200 Overwatch Coins for 1,800 points may be available.

  • 200 Overwatch Coins = 1,800 Microsoft Rewards Points
  • 500 Overwatch Coins = 5,000 Microsoft Rewards Points
  • 1,000 Overwatch Coins = 10,000 Microsoft Rewards Points
How to earn Microsoft Rewards Points (Image via Microsoft)
How to earn Microsoft Rewards Points (Image via Microsoft)

How to earn Microsoft Rewards Points

If you're new to the Microsoft Rewards Points system, then you'll go through a tutorial upon login. The tutorial results in 75 points. If you go under the "Earn" tab, there are other ways to earn points as well. These include activities that refresh on a daily basis. Additionally, when you complete a set of these, you'll go into a streak and can unlock streak bonuses. The amount of points you can earn may also vary by location.

Here's how you can earn more Microsoft Reward Points to get Overwatch Coins:

  1. Complete the tutorial
  2. Search with Bing on mobile or PC
  3. Do the daily activities three days in a row
  4. Complete more activities such as quizzes and bonus quizzes
  5. Install the Microsoft Bing mobile app
  6. Earn points when you shop with Microsoft
  7. Get the Microsoft Rewards browser extension
Microsoft Rewards screenshot (Image via Microsoft)
Microsoft Rewards screenshot (Image via Microsoft)

What are Overwatch Coins?

Overwatch Coins refer to an in-game currency for Overwatch 2 players. These Coins can be used to buy a seasonal Overwatch 2 Battle Pass alongside some in-game cosmetics. If you have the premium version of the Battle Pass, then you can use these Overwatch Coins to unlock the different in-game tiers as well.

Overwatch Coins cost in CAD (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Overwatch Coins cost in CAD (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

How much do Overwatch Coins cost?

In addition to getting these Coins via Microsoft Rewards Points, you can purchase them in the game itself or the Battle.net shop. It's $9.99 USD for 1,000 Overwatch Coins, which is also the amount needed to get each season's premium Battle Pass.

Here's the cost of Overwatch Coins in USD:

  • $4.99 USD = 500 Overwatch Coins
  • $9.99 USD = 1,000 Overwatch Coins
  • $19.99 USD = 2,200 Overwatch Coins (200 bonus)
  • $49.99 USD = 5,700 Overwatch Coins (700 bonus)
  • $99.99 USD = 11,600 Overwatch Coins (1,600 bonus)

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