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Microsoft UK Offering Free Xbox Live Gold This Week

Microsoft has announced a free Xbox Live weekend for UK users. The 'Gold Unlocked Free Live Weekend' event runs from Friday through to Sunday. Users will be able to indulge in a healthy weekend-long dose of you multiplayer gaming Gears of War: Judgment, EA SPORTS FIFA 13 Ultimate Team Spring Classic, Halo 4 and other titles. In addition, there's also double XP, Gears of War: Judgment, Assassin's Creed 3 and Far Cry 3.

Multiplayer aside, there's the FIFA 13 Ultimate Team Spring Classic, an in-game tournament that will go on all weekend with 1,000,000 in game points on sale. Xbox users will also have the opportunity to try out Now TV, LOVEFiLM, and Netflix via Xbox Video. If you already have Gold, you'll be given some TV Tokens to watch shows like Breaking Bad, Being Human, and Vampire Diaries.

If you're interested in getting in on this action, the free Xbox Live Gold weekend kicks in at 12:00pm Friday (May 3) and runs through until 11:59pm on Sunday (May 5).

  • slomo4sho
    Multiplayer on PS3 = free 365 days a year.
  • Willy McBurgle
    Sold my Xbox a couple months ago...thanks anyway
  • Shaun o
    It should be free to play online games all year round to be honest.
    Example PS3, PC multi player games.