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

Lawrence Scotti
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As Overwatch 2 continues to excel, obtaining Overwatch League tokens becomes crucial for those wanting to represent their preferred OWL teams within the game. Here’s your guide to earning and purchasing OWL tokens through the game’s shop.

Since its launch, Overwatch 2 has breathed new life into the franchise with significant reworks to gameplay and heroes, further enhanced by the addition of new seasonal content.

However, arguably the biggest change in the Overwatch 2 Shop is the ability to earn Overwatch League tokens to be able to buy skins for players’ favorite teams.

So, here is how to get Overwatch League tokens and buy Overwatch League skins in Overwatch 2.

How to get OWL tokens in Overwatch 2

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There are two methods you can select to go about obtaining OWL Tokens: either watching official OWL matches online or buying them using real money.

Watching OWL matches

To earn OWL tokens for Overwatch 2 for free, players need to watch OWL matches and you can earn five free tokens for every hour that you watch.

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.

Buying OWL Tokens

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 in Overwatch 2

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Buying OWL skins is incredibly easy in Overwatch 2 as you just need to go to the in-game shop and select the ones(s) you want.

In just a few steps, you’ll be in a prime position to get the skins you want, and you just need to do the following:

  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.

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