How to Get Free Overwatch 2 Skins, Rewards during OWL 2022 Playoffs & Finals

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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Blizzard is giving away free rewards to those who clock in a specific number of hours during the OWL 2022 Playoffs and finals
The company is giving away sprays, name cards, icons, and skins between 30th October and 4th November.

There is great news for Overwatch 2 players as they can get their hands on a bunch of free in-game skins and other rewards during the Overwatch League (OWL) Playoffs and Finals. Blizzard Entertainment announced that fans who tune into the last few days of the 2022 Overwatch League season between 30th October and 4th November will be eligible for “postseason perks,” which include skins, name cards, emotes, and icons. The Overwatch League season is in its fifth season in 2022 and is played on an early build of Overwatch 2, whereas the previous four seasons were played out on the original title.

Blizzard said, “Fans who have linked their accounts can enjoy matches and earn in-game perks throughout the entire week of Playoffs and Grand Finals,” in its recent blog post.

OWL 2022 Playoffs: All we know

The following is the format for OWL 2022 Playoffs which is scheduled to kick off on 30th October and conclude on 4th November: 

  • The top six teams in the West and three in the East automatically qualify for Playoffs.

  • Two teams in the West and one in the East qualify for Playoffs through Countdown Cup, a tournament that functions as the play-ins for the 2022 Overwatch League Playoffs

  • The twelve playoff teams are seeded in a double-elimination bracket

  • Seeds 1-4 select their second-round opponents.

  • Kiriko is available for play.

Claiming Overwatch 2 free rewards

Firstly, in order to earn these rewards, users must ensure that their and YouTube accounts are connected. If you have not linked them yet, you can follow the steps mentioned below: 

  • Go to YouTube settings 

  • Navigate to Connected Accounts

  • Highlight and select account

  • Click Allow

  • Go to the Overwatch official YouTube channel and watch live 

The OWL 2022 perks according to Blizzard are:

  • Earn five League Tokens per hour for every hour watched.

  • Earn three Overwatch League home and away skins for every three hours watched, up to 30 hours. Earnable skins include the newest Overwatch 2 heroes: Sojourn, Junker Queen, and Kiriko

  • Additionally, custom community-designed Overwatch 2 cosmetics will be dropped after specific viewership milestones

The rewards for specific viewership milestones are as follows:

OWL 2022 Playoffs

OWL 2022 Finals

Make sure to set up your accounts and reap these free Overwatch 2 rewards given away by Blizzard in the next few weeks.

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Sadakshi has been a gamer throughout her life and has followed League of Legends since Season 3, immediately falling in love with the esports scene. Bringing in her print journalism experience, she focuses on content that is both informative and innovative. While her heart still remains with League, her love for competition has pushed her to explore other titles such as Valorant and Apex Legends.

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