If you are looking for something to play this weekend and your gaming budget has been depleted, then we’ve got you covered. You can grab two games for free right now and if you take advantage of these freebies before the time runs out, they will be yours to keep forever and play at your leisure. Then, Xbox Live Gold subscribers can also play Gears 5 Tech test for the multiplayer Versus mode for free throughout the entire weekend.
Let’s kick things off with Gears 5. If you are an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you can participate in the Gears 5 Versus Multiplayer Tech Test. For South Africans, the test starts at 19:00 SA time today and you should be able to grab it from this link, or just search the store for Gears 5 Tech Test on your Xbox One. This test will run until Monday, 29 July at 19:00 SA time and you will even be able to earn rewards for completing the Tour of Duty series of challenges.
But that’s not all, the Xbox Free Play Days event also features three more games you can play for free this weekend, which are:
Now, onto the free games that PC gamers can grab right now. These include Moonlighter and the fantastic This War of Mine and you can grab them from the Epic Games Store right now by following the links below.
Grab these games before 2 August 2019 to keep them forever. If you need more convincing to pick up some freebies, check out a description for each of the two free games below.
During a long-passed archaeological excavation, a set of Gates were discovered. People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions – providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was founded near the excavation site providing refuge and a place for adventurers to sell their hard-earned riches.
Moonlighter is an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements following the everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that dreams of becoming a hero.
This War of Mine
In This War Of Mine you do not play as an elite soldier, rather a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers. The game provides an experience of war seen from an entirely new angle.
The pace of This War of Mine is imposed by the day and night cycle. During the day snipers outside stop you from leaving your refuge, so you need to focus on maintaining your hideout: crafting, trading and taking care of your survivors. At night, take one of your civilians on a mission to scavenge through a set of unique locations for items that will help you stay alive.
Make life-and-death decisions driven by your conscience. Try to protect everybody from your shelter or sacrifice some of them for longer-term survival. During war, there are no good or bad decisions; there is only survival. The sooner you realize that, the better.
Will you be picking up these two free games and try out Gears 5 over the weekend? Let us know in the comment section below.