We are glad to announce that Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play Warhammer: Chaosbane for free on Xbox One during this weekend’s Free Play Days! The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, October 10 at 12:01 a.m. PDT and runs through to Sunday, October 13 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.

If you are a fan of games such as Diablo, Victor Vran and the like, this is a great opportunity to lay your hands on a fast-paced action-RPG! Alone or with your friends, take on the threat of Chaos and defeat its minions!

You can find and install the game here on Xbox.com. In the Microsoft Store, you must be signed in to see the option to install with your Xbox Live Gold membership. To download on console, click on the Gold member area on the home dashboard on your Xbox One.

If you like what you’ve played and want to keep the fun going, you can purchase the game and other editions at a discount and continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event!

With the recent release of a massive update, this is the time to hack-and-slash your way through hordes of enemies! This update added a new endgame mode called Invasion that will give you access to dozens of missions to complete, new unlockable items and a new rarity level for your loot. And something tells us that another BIG update with even more content is under way…

Hope you will have fun and see you in the game this weekend!

To celebrate the start of the NHL season, NHL 20 is available now through Free Play Days for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members this weekend! With more customization, new modes, and gameplay innovation, you can experience even more ways to demonstrate your skills.

You can find and install the game here on Xbox.com. In the Microsoft Store, you must be signed in to see the option to install with your Xbox Live Gold membership. To download on console, click on the Gold member area on the home dashboard on your Xbox One.

If you like what you’ve played and want to keep the fun going, you can purchase the game and continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event.

Before you lace ‘em up, here are five new things to look for in NHL 20:

1. Signature Shots: Real Player Motion (RPM) tech-powered gameplay introduces Signature Shots that replicate your favorite NHL players’ real-world shot styles. Over 45 new shot animations make every attack a threat, and new passing and puck pick-ups create faster, fluid gameplay executed at full speed.

2. All-New Eliminator Mode: A new mode in the World of Chel introduces winner-take-all competition. Take it on solo, until you’re the last player standing, or jump in with friends and compete to be the best in the barn.

3. Ones Now: Play the fan favorite Ones mode offline and on-the-couch with friends, allowing you to compete up close and personal for head-to-head bragging rights.

4. Squad Battles: For the first time ever, compete offline against squads assembled by the Hockey Ultimate Team community. Or, challenge the Featured Squad, which rotates each week and is assembled by NHL players, hot musical artists, hockey influencers, and superstar athletes from other major sports.

5. Alumni Teams: Feeling nostalgic? Jump in with one of the games alumni teams, featuring players from the past.

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Don’t miss out on this exciting Free Play Days for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members! 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 Xbox gaming news.

Through this weekend, Xbox Live Gold members can play a fantastic variety of titles from horror, to action adventure to creation. Survive or kill in adrenaline-filled matches from iconic horror films in Dead by Daylight: Special Edition. Experience explosive action in a large, open world in Just Cause 4. Design and build your own creations in a sandbox adventure game in TerraTech. This weekend, the choice is yours!

You can find and install the games here on Xbox.com. In the Microsoft Store, you must be signed in to see the option to install with your Xbox Live Gold membership. To download on console, click on the Gold member area on the home dashboard on your Xbox One.

If you like what you’ve played and want to keep the fun going, the games are available for purchase at a discount so you can continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event.

 Dead by Daylight: Special Edition

Dead by Daylight is a 1v4 multiplayer game that allows you to choose between playing an unstoppable killer and one of four survivors trying to evade a gruesome death. During the Free Play Days event, choose from seven killers and eight survivors. This deadly game of cat and mouse also lets you to meet some of the most iconic killers and survivors from horror franchises, such the latest addition: “Stranger Things“ (sold separately)!

Just Cause 4

Strap into your wingsuit and bring the thunder in Just Cause 4. Explore the open world of Solís as Rico Rodriguez and take down the Blackhand by any means necessary. Access an arsenal of gadgets, weapons, and vehicles in the largest and most action-packed Just Cause game there is!

TerraTech

In TerraTech you explore, build, craft and battle across alien worlds in a physics-based construction sandbox. Design cars, tanks and planes from a huge library of blocks. Scavenge, craft and buy new parts in order to survive and become the ultimate planetary prospector. Also just around the corner is the next major free content update, including a whole new futuristic corporation – Better Future – and an online co-op Creative mode!

Don’t miss out on this exciting Free Play Days for Xbox Live Gold members! 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 Xbox gaming news.

This week, we have some exciting games to announce for the Free Play Days event! To make it even better, both games will be available for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to play for a whole week.

Starting today, The Elder Scrolls Online is available from Tuesday, August 27 at 7:00 a.m. PDT through to Tuesday, September 3 at 7:00 a.m. PDT.

Tomorrow, Rainbow Six Siege becomes available from Wednesday, August 28 at 12:01 a.m. PDT through to Tuesday, September 3 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.

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.

If you like what you’ve played and want to keep the fun going, the games are also currently available for purchase at a discount so you can continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event.


The Elder Scrolls Online

Explore a world without limits during The Elder Scrolls Online Free Play Days Event. The base game includes access to four powerful Classes, 23 unique zones filled with adventures, the game’s epic main story questline, and much more. That’s tons of adventure in the ever-growing world of Tamriel!

In addition to the base game access, you can visit Morrowind, the island home of the Dark Elves. There, explore ESO’s first Chapter and help the Tribunal member Vivec restore his lost power.

But that’s not all! Begin your own Season of the Dragon adventure by checking out the Elsweyr Prologue quest and release Dragons into the realm of the Khajiit. The Season of the Dragon began earlier this year with the Wrathstone DLC game pack, but you can experience this important part of the year-long story for yourself during the Free Play Days event!

If you’ve played in a Free Play Days event previously, you’ll be able to continue your adventure as if you never left, and all new ESO accounts made will also receive 500 crowns for the in-game Crown Store.

Rainbow Six Siege

The tense, tactical firefights of Rainbow Six Siege will be free for a week to all Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members, throwing open the doors for anyone who wants to breach through walls, smash through floors, and outwit enemy teams using an ever-growing roster of gadget-equipped Operators. During the Free Play Days event, all maps and modes will be available for free to players, along with 20 of the game’s Operators.

The Free Play Days event is an ideal opportunity for new players to ease into the game ahead of the upcoming Operation Ember Rise, which will rework the Kanal map and introduce two new Latin American Operators: Goyo, a Defender from Mexico whose deployable shields hide an explosive, fiery surprise; and Amaru, an Attacker from Peru whose grappling hook lets her zip to ledges and crash through windows. To learn more, get an in-depth view here.

Quick thinking, creative strategies, and an Xbox Live Gold membership are all you’ll need to hold your own in Rainbow Six Siege, so get ready to breach and clear.

Don’t miss out on this exciting Free Play Days week for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members! 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 Xbox gaming news.

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Puzzled on what to play this weekend? Don’t worry, we got you covered! Through this weekend, Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play Black Desert and Puyo Puyo Champions for free. Immerse yourself in an open-world, fast-paced MMORPG or challenge friends, family, and online players to fun and fast-paced puzzle action.

The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, August 15 at 12:01 a.m. PDT and runs through to Sunday, August 18 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. 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 following games are also currently available for purchase at a discount so you can continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event.




 Black Desert

In this expansive, living, and breathing world MMORPG, engage in thrilling combat with monsters and bosses, battle alongside friends and your guild, and hone your crafting and trade skills. Play as different classes as you immerse yourself in a story surrounded by a beautiful fantasy setting.

The region of Kamasylvia has been added to the wide, open-world of Black Desert on Xbox One. Kamasylvia, the birthplace of the elves that was blessed by the goddess Sylvia, contains a wealth of unique areas for Adventurers to explore. The region update also includes the new Archer class and introduces a fairy companion. Hailing from Kamasylvia, the Archer is a highly mobile class capable of shooting enemies while simultaneously dodging their attacks. Even against insurmountable odds, he is able to escape death’s grip with incredible agility.

Puyo Puyo Champions

Jump into fast-paced puzzle action in Puyo Puyo Champions! Stack Puyos in strategic formations to generate chains, sending “garbage” Puyos to your opponents. With both single player and multiplayer options and fan favorite rulesets, there’s something for everyone.

Don’t miss out on this exciting weekend event for Xbox Live Gold members! 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 Xbox gaming news.

Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play Vigor for free on Xbox One during Xbox Live Gold’s Free Play Days! Experience an excellent opportunity to face the harsh-yet-beautiful backdrop of post-war Norway. The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, August 8 at 12:01 a.m. PDT and runs through to Sunday, August 11 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.

With the recent release of the massive 0.9 Update: Aid, there has never been a better time to jump into Vigor and start building your Shelter amid a fallen society. The latest update improved the overall shooting experience and movement and brought additions like weapons skins, story challenges, daily challenges, achievements, gestures, Outlander’s Store, customizations, spectator mode, and new lobby.

Last but not least, you can become a savior by donating food to the not-so-lucky via the Charity Box where you can work up your Outlander savior rank in the leaderboard. For a detailed breakdown, check out the recent Update 0.9 blog here on Xbox Wire.

If you enjoy the Free Weekend, you can opt to continue playing by purchasing the Founder’s Pack. This grants you immediate access to Vigor and exclusive items only available during the Xbox Game Preview. Remember it’s one of the last chances for these rewards as Vigor will become free-to-play this Summer.

Anyone wanting to try this shoot ‘n’ loot before its Summer release can download Vigor today by clicking on the Gold Member area on the home dashboard or directly from the Microsoft Store.

Will you be able to endure the unforgiving lands of post-war Norway? There’s only one way to find out! See you in post-war Norway, Outlanders!

Get ready, FighterZ! We’re pleased to announce that Dragon Ball FighterZ will be available to Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (with Xbox Live Gold included in your membership) members for free during Xbox Live Gold’s Free Play Days! Experience the spectacular battles, fast paced, exciting and easy-to-learn gameplay that made it a hit worldwide.

The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, August 1 at 12:01 a.m. PDT and runs through to Sunday, August 4 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Download Dragon Ball FighterZ today by clicking on the Gold Member area on the home dashboard or directly from the Microsoft Store and take the stage in one of the most dynamic fighting games to date!

Xbox Live Gold members can also pick up Dragon Ball FighterZ at a discount during this period and enjoy this fighting game frenzy beyond the Free Play Days period. If purchased, you can continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event.



 Featuring a roster of your favorite Dragon Ball characters with a 3vs3 tag/support system, relive some of the most epic battles from the anime or craft your own story with the large assortment of characters. Create a team with classic fan-favorite characters such as Goku, Vegeta, and Piccolo, or mix and match with villains such as Cell and Frieza.

With a free switching battle mechanic that adds another element of strategy to the gameplay, Dragon Ball FighterZ boasts a level of complexity that delivers a unique fighting experience, elevating it amongst its peers. By mastering everything from dynamic aerial combat capabilities to adrenaline-inducing combos, players can stand out amongst the best in this action-packed thriller. However, epic combat isn’t the only thing Dragon Ball FighterZ offers, fans of the series can also enjoy famous scenes from the anime reproduced in 60 fps and 1080p resolution, with higher resolution supported on Xbox One X!

If you’re looking for some inspiration or just want to get hyped up for your battles, be sure to tune in to the Dragon Ball FighterZ Twitch stream on  from August 2-4 to watch players duke it out at EVO 2019.

Don’t miss out on this exciting weekend event for Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members! 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 Xbox gaming news.

Get ready for an action-packed Free Play Days event this weekend with this awesome, diverse lineup of games! Through this weekend, Xbox Live Gold members can play Overwatch, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, and Worms W.M.D. The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, July 25 at 12:01 a.m. PDT and runs through to Sunday, July 28 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.

And as an added bonus, we’re also giving Xbox Live Gold members access to the Gears 5 Tech Test this weekend! The Gears 5 Tech Test begins Friday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. PDT and runs through to Monday, July 29 at 10:00 a.m. PDT.

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 following games are also currently available for purchase at a discount so you can continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event. Please note that discounts may vary depending on your region.

 Gears 5 Tech Test

Multiplayer fans of all types can enjoy this weekend test session, as you’ll get to play Escalation (our updated competitive game type) along with Arcade (a new and approachable multiplayer game type) and a longtime fan favorite: King of the Hill. For players new to Gears or those that want to practice their skills and learn new mechanics we’ve added our new training mode – Bootcamp. The Tech Test also features a short Tour of Duty, which is a series of challenges for players to earn content – completing all these challenges unlocks an exclusive Tech Test Banner. Players can also unlock three Versus Weapon Skins by completing some additional challenges. This is your last chance to be among the first to play Gears 5, so jump in now!

Overwatch

Welcome to Overwatch, a highly stylized team-based shooter set on a near-future Earth. Every match is an intense multiplayer showdown pitting a diverse cast of heroes against each other on objective-based maps set across the world. Overwatch features 30 unique heroes, each bringing their own incredible powers and game-changing ultimate abilities into battle.  Grab your friends and have some fun in the sun with the latest in game event: Overwatch Summer Games!

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker

Experience acrobatic ninja action with high-speed battles in Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker. Your favorite Naruto characters return in a vividly colored graphic style, complete with dynamic 3rd person ninja gameplay in an arena environment. Play co-op with friends in a team of 4 and battle with other teams online to become the ultimate ninja!

Note: players who have save data of the Free Trial version of Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker can play the full game during the Free Play Days event. To continue on that specific save file after the event is over, players must purchase the full game. To continue playing the Trial Version after the event, players must delete their Free Play Days save data and start a new file.

Worms W.M.D

Incoming! The explosive Worms W.M.D. is free for this weekend only. Jam packed full of content including the brand-new Brimstone Update, complete with a new theme, gravestones, outfits and now you can use crafted weapons in a scheme.

Don’t miss out on this exciting weekend event for Xbox Live Gold members! 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 Xbox gaming news.