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During this weekend’s Free Play Days event, you can ball out in arcade style street ball, go off-roading in bikes and ATVs, and scavenge your way across a post-war Norway. There’s no shortage of fun and action that Xbox Live Gold members can immerse themselves in with NBA 2K Playgrounds 2, MX vs ATV All Out, and Vigor. The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, March 21 at 12:01 a.m. PT and runs through to Sunday, March 24 at 11:59 p.m. PT. You can find and install the games here. To download on console, click on the Gold member area on the home dashboard on your Xbox One.
The games are also available for purchase so you can continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event.
- NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 ($29.99 SRP) at 50% off (Gold discount through 3/25): $15.00
- MX vs ATV All Out ($49.99 SRP) at 67% off (Gold discount through 4/1): $16.50
- Vigor (in Xbox Game Preview) ($19.99 SRP)
Arcade-style basketball is back with NBA 2K Playgrounds 2! Take street ballin’ to the next level featuring a huge roster of current players and NBA legends. NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 hosts a variety of new features including three-point contests, tons of new players with more continuously added and new playgrounds including the most recent Safe Schools for Alex court! Pick your players, get ready to jam, and Ball Without Limits!
From the biggest name in off-road racing, Rainbow Studios, comes the biggest off-road racing game: MX vs ATV All Out! Players will start on their own rider compound, just like the pros, and train to compete with the biggest pros in motocross. MX vs ATV All Out features bikes, ATV’s and UTV’s for the most complete off-road racing experience. Game modes include Supercross, Nationals, Opencross, Waypoint, Tag racing and more. Split-screen and 16-player online multiplayer options plus the opportunity to upgrade and tune your look from your vehicle to your gear!
Vigor (in Xbox Game Preview)
In Vigor, explore the beautiful landscapes of post-war Norway, scavenge for loot amongst other Outlanders in tense map-based encounters and start rebuilding your safe haven amidst a fallen civilization.
Don’t miss out on this Free Play Day weekend! Learn more about Free Play Days here and stay tuned to Xbox Wire to find out about future Free Play Days and all the latest news on Xbox.
NOTE: You may pre-download this game, but it will not be playable until the release date/time: 03/25/2019 – 9:00 PM (check the product page for release date/time in your region).
More games coming to Xbox Game Pass in March. See the list of titles and the dates they’ll be added below:
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (March 21)
The year is 2019 – mechanically augmented humans have been deemed outcasts and segregated from the rest of society. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided the sequel to the critically acclaimed Deus Ex: Human Revolution, builds on the franchises trademark choice and consequence, action RPG based gameplay, to create both a memorable and highly immersive experience. Players will once again take on the role of Adam Jensen, now an experienced covert agent, and will gain access to his new arsenal of customizable state-of-the-art weapons and augmentations. With time working against him, Adam must choose the right approach, along with who to trust, in order to unravel a vast worldwide conspiracy.
What Remains of Edith Finch (March 21)
A strange curse has haunted the Finch family for generations and now all that remains is Edith and the colossal Finch home. In this intense, story-driven experience, it’s your job to look for answers by experiencing the lives and tragedies of Edith’s family on the days of their imminent deaths.
The Walking Dead: Michonne (March 28)
A horror adventure game where you play as the iconic blade-wielding character from Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic books. The story reveals where Michonne went during a time away from Rick, Ezekiel, and the rest of her trusted group. As the highly capable Michonne, you’ll chop through the undead, grapple with a haunting past, and decide who live or dies. But on this path paved with blood, can she keep her humanity, or will she lose herself forever?
Vampyr (March 28)
This action RPG thrusts you into the life of Johnathan Reid – Doctor, war veteran, and vampire –forced to choose between his new thirst for blood and the lives of the citizens of London in the aftermath of World War I. The unique citizen system gives you a social map of London as you explore, investigate, and discover the populace and their relationships. Your actions, who you help, and who you hurt, will have far-reaching effects, and will decide the fate of the entire city. Will you feed and become the ultimate Vampyr?
Operencia: The Stolen Sun (March 29)
A dungeon crawler RPG by Zen Studios, featuring an old-school turn-based battle system and classic European mythology. Explore 13 unique levels and battle over 50 enemy types as you attempt to save the kingdom from perpetual darkness. Xbox One is the only console where you’ll be able to play Operenica: The Stolen Sun, and it will be immediately available to Xbox Game Pass members same day of its release.
Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite (April 1)
Stop the deadly Ultron Sigma from destroying the world in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite! Iconic characters from the Marvel and Capcom universes join forces in an attempt to take back control utilizing the almighty Infinity Stones. Jump into story mode or hop online and play against others in high-paced epic battles.
And, in case you missed it, we recently shared that Minecraft is coming to Xbox Game Pass on April 4! You can join the millions of players in the Minecraft community to build, create, and explore infinite worlds. (You missed a real opportunity if you didn’t repeat your “but wait there’s more” infomercial voice again).
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