Overwatch 2 players get free Battle Pass tier skips ahead of Season 8 cover image

Overwatch 2 players get free Battle Pass tier skips ahead of Season 8

Complete your Overwatch 2 Season 7 Battle Pass or bank up some tier skips for the start of Season 8!

Overwatch 2 Season 8 begins soon. However, players can get some free Battle Pass tier skips ahead of Dec. 5. These tier skips can be used to complete the current Battle Pass or banked for the new season.

Overwatch 2 Battle Pass tier skips screenshot (Image via Twitch)
Overwatch 2 Battle Pass tier skips screenshot (Image via Twitch)

How to get free Overwatch 2 Battle Pass tier skips

To obtain five free tier skips, head over to your preferred Overwatch 2 streamer's Twitch channel and watch their livestreamed content between Nov. 28 at 11 a.m. PT and Dec. 4 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Check if they have Twitch drops enabled as well.

This information is located near the top-right corner of their chat. The screenshot below highlights this area in a green box. After earning a free tier skip, make sure to claim it through Twitch's inventory page.

Overwatch 2 Twitch drops screenshot (Image via Flats on Twitch)
Overwatch 2 Twitch drops screenshot (Image via Flats on Twitch)

Connecting your Twitch and Overwatch 2 accounts

These free Overwatch 2 Battle Pass tier skips require you to connect your Twitch and Battle.net accounts as well. Link them up by visiting the "Connections" page on Battle.net, clicking on the "Connect" button located next to Twitch, and signing in to your Twitch account after following the simple prompts.

  1. Sign in to your Battle.net account
  2. Visit the "Connections" page
  3. Click on the "Connect" button located next to Twitch
  4. Follow the simple prompts
  5. Log in to your Twitch account
  6. Watch Overwatch 2 gameplay on an eligible channel
  7. Visit the "Inventory" page on Twitch
  8. Collect your Overwatch 2 Battle Pass tier skips
How to unlock free Overwatch 2 Battle Pass tier skips (Image via Twitch)
How to unlock free Overwatch 2 Battle Pass tier skips (Image via Twitch)

Support an Overwatch 2 streamer

The free Battle Pass tier skips campaign is happening between Nov. 28 at 11 a.m. PT and Dec. 4 at 11:59 p.m. PT. However, Overwatch 2 players can continue supporting their favorite streamers beyond these dates.

They can do so through the Twitch Support-A-Streamer event that's happening from Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. PST until Dec. 10 at 11:59 p.m. PST.

Overwatch 2 Bird of Paradise Echo skin (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Overwatch 2 Bird of Paradise Echo skin (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

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