Here?s some good gaming news folks. Xbox Live is giving out free online multiplayer access for members without Gold membership. This means that you will get to play online with friends for free. This is good for both Xbox One and the Xbox 360. ?Also, if you are a cheapskate, this is a pretty good deal. You can now stay at home for the weekend, not spend too much on other entertaining stimuli but just bask in the ?freeness? of this opportunity. But like all good deals, this one will come to an end as it will just be available on June 9 through 12, the ?Free Multiplayer Weekend?.
The Xbox Live multiplayer service will be unlocked on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. This will take place on Xbox Live from 12:00 AM PST on June 9 to 11:59 PM PST on June 12.
As pointed out by Xbox, this is the first time that users get to experience this Free Multiplayer Weekend on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Users can not only connect and play friends but also make new ones around the world–thousand of new ones if you are that sociable online. This though, as Xbox points out, is not available in all countries.
This weekend, you can play your favorite games with your friends. You can play games such as Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Tom Clancy?s The Division, Grand Theft Auto Online and EA Sports? Fifa 16. As the promo video above says, friends can now be agents and superstars.
But there?s a shoe in that makes this deal even better and ?more free?, Rocket League will be free to try this weekend. You can download it from the Xbox Store. This is a physics-based multiplayer-focused game that ties in rocket powered vehicles and the grand spectacle of soccer. In many ways, it?s like monster trucks pulling off Messi-esque moves in highly detailed arenas. Check some highlights below:
Also, another great news is for existing Xbox Live Gold members (Austin Powers anyone?). If you are one, you are entitled to every game on EA Access for free. According to IGN, there are more than 20 games available and the promo will start on June 12 and end on June 22. How to avail of this wonderful free chance? Just download the EA Access Hub app from the Gold Member part of the dashboard.
So what are you waiting for? Lock your doors and close your windows. It?s game time.
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