How to Change Battletag Name in Overwatch for Free

For a limited time only!

October 22, 2021

If you wonder how you can change your BattleTag in Overwatch for free, we can offer you some help here. But you need to hurry as the opportunity won’t be available forever.

After the huge scandal in Activision-Blizzard studios which led to the resignation of a number of top managers and key roles behind the games, Blizzard officially revealed that they would rename the character McCree, which was a reminder of one of the accused people for harassing at the studio.

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Today, the developer announced that Cole Cassidy is the new name for the character who used to be known as McCree in Overwatch. Cole will be available in the game on October 26.

Now, in celebration of this renaming, Blizzard also provides the same opportunity for players for a limited time to change their in-game BattleTags for free.

Overwatch | Cross-Play Launch Trailer

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How to Change BattleTag Name in Overwatch for Free

First of all, keep in mind that this free opportunity is available from now until November 5, 2021. So, if you’re planning to change your BattleTag in Overwatch, you’d better hurry!

In order to change your BattleTag for free, visit this link and you will be asked to submit a ticket to the Blizzard Support team for using the free BattleTag Name Change opportunity.

Once your request is received by Blizzard, you will be notified through an email. However, the whole process of BattleTag name change might take more time in the backend.

You can also visit here to get your questions answered about how and when you can use your previous BattleTag Change opportunity if you already had one.

Overwatch is now available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

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