How to claim free Overwatch League tokens and buy OWL skins in Overwatch 2

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With Overwatch 2 finally launching, you’ll want to start earning Overwatch League tokens so that you can represent your favorite teams in-game. Here’s how to earn OWL tokens and purchase them from the shop.

Overwatch 2, believe it or not, is finally here. With it comes a host of gameplay and hero reworks that make the shooter feel fresher than ever.

However, arguably the biggest change comes to Overwatch 2’s new Shop, which has gotten rid of loot boxes in favor of a rotating shop and a Battle Pass.

Here is how to get Overwatch League tokens and buy Overwatch League skins in Overwatch 2.

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How to get OWL tokens

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You’ll earn five free tokens for every hour that you watch OWL matches.

In order to start collecting tokens, you need to link up your account with the YouTube account you plan to watch on. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Sign in to YouTube.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Scroll down to “Connected Accounts.”
  4. Select your account.
  5. Click “Allow.”
  6. Start watching on the official Overwatch YouTube channel.

Additionally, you can also buy Overwatch Tokens outright via the Overwatch store.

Below are all of the prices for League Tokens, which can be purchased in intervals of $4.99, $9.99, $19.99, $39.99, and $99.99.

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Here are the Overwatch League token prices in Overwatch 2.

Once you’ve got those points, though, how do you spend them?

How to buy OWL skins

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Buying OWL skins is incredibly easy in Overwatch 2, and in just a few steps, you’ll be in a prime position to get the skins you want.

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In order to splash those Tokens, all you need to do is:

  1. Select the Shop from the main menu
  2. Click the Overwatch League button on the top-left of the screen
  3. Chose the OWL skin you want to buy

It’s important to note that you’re technically getting two skins for every basic OWL skin you buy. This is because each team’s gear comes with Home and Away skins. Away skins are always white, whereas the Home skins are designed in the team’s main colors.