Overwatch: How to Get the Contenders Skins for FREE!

Genji Contender Skin
Genji in green-black-white Contenders Style. (Image Credit: Blizzard Entertainment)

The Contenders Season 2 in Overwatch is in full swing and this time you can dust off the Contenders skins for free. We show you how it works!

Finally, some good Overwatch news again! With the start of the Overwatch Contenders Season 2, there are exciting Overwatch esports matches to watch again. As the lower division of the Overwatch League, Contenders is held in seven regions, with teams competing against each other for a spot in Overwatch's top-tier esports.

Furthermore, you can get the Overwatch Contenders Skins for free for Genji, Mercy, and Symmetra. On top of that, there is also a Contenders spray and player icon. All you have to do is follow two simple steps:

  1. Log in to the official Contenders website with your Battle.net account
  2. Watch your favorite teams there and start earning skins
Symmetra Mercy Contender Skins
Image Credit: Blizzard Entertainment

If you follow these steps, you will get the Genji skin unlocked immediately. The other two skins are obtained by watching content regularly throughout the Contenders season. The Symmetra skin will be released after 7 hours and the Mercy skin - after 15 hours watched.

But there is much more to come. The skin rewards will be changed regularly, and new skins will be released. But there is nothing known about the next skins yet. Of course, we will keep you up to date here.

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