If you have somehow run out of games to play or just want to try out some new games that you have been on the fence about, then this weekend, for totally no cost at all you can try out Ubisoft’s Far Cry 6 or 2K Games’ Marvel’s Midnight Suns.
Far Cry 6
The latest entry into the Far Cry franchise is available for free until 20 February for the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 4, as well as PC through the Ubisoft Store and the Epic Games Store. You can also subscribe to Ubisoft+ on PC and Amazon Luna to gain access to the game.
Far Cry 6 takes place on the fictional island of Yara, which is ruled by the iron fist of President Antón Castillo (played by Giancarlo Esposito) who vows to restore his nation to its former glory while grooming his son Diego to follow in his footsteps. However, like the games that preceded it, Castillo isn’t afraid of relying on dirty deeds to enrich his country.
Gamers will take on the role of Dani Rojas–a local Yaran and military dropout–who tries to escape Yara but ends up joining the revolutionary group, Libertad, setting them on a head-on collision with the President and his supporters.
During this free weekend period, you will gain access to the full game, including the crossover missions, Rambo: All the Blood, and The Vanishing, a Stranger Things mystery. On top of that, if you play the game with a friend in co-op, you will both automatically get the White Lotus Sniper Rifle as a reward. If you purchase the game, your progression will be carried over so you can continue your fight to liberate Yara.
For a limited time, you can get up to 70% off the Standard, Deluxe, and Gold Editions of Far Cry 6, up to 67% off Game of the Year Edition, and save up to 60% on the Game of the Year Upgrade pass and Season Pass. You can also get the recent Lost Between Worlds expansion for up to 50% off.
Marvel’s Midnight Suns
If you prefer to play something a little more strategic and tactical but without losing the awesome action, you can also opt to play 2K and Marvel Entertainment’s Marvel’s Midnight Suns. The free trial is available for the Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC. For some odd reason though, each platform comes with a different time limit for how long you can play.
For PC gamers, you get to try the Standard Edition of Marvel’s Midnight Suns from today until 19 February 0959 PT (20 February 0159 SGT/MYT). To keep playing after the All-Access weekend, you must purchase the game where your progress will be transferred over.
For Xbox Series X|S users, you will be limited to a three-hour Game Trial period while PlayStation 5 users who own a PlayStation Plus subscription will gain access to a two-hour Game Trial period. The time limit counts any time the game is open and after you hit the trial time limit, you will be given the option to view the game’s store page.
Marvel’s Midnight Suns is a tactical RPG that sees you playing as “The Hunter”, a customisable hero who teams up with the likes of Iron Man, Captain America, Wolverine, Spider-Man, Blade, Ghost Rider and more to defeat the resurrected Lilith and her army of demons.
On 23 February, Marvel’s Midnight Suns will also be receiving its second post-launch DLC, Redemption, which features the monstrous Venom as a new recruitable hero and includes three new story missions that continue after the first DLC.
Finally, for those who want to purchase the game, these are the limited time deal available for Marvel’s Midnight Suns:
- Xbox (Microsoft Store): 40% off Enhanced and Legendary editions from 7 to 20 February.
- PlayStation (PlayStation Store): 40% off Enhanced and Legendary editions from 15 February to 1 March, only for PlayStation Plus subscribers.
- Steam: 40% off all editions from 16 February to 2 March.