Free Xbox LIVE Weekend Announced

Microsoft Studios has announced that the next ‘Gold Unlocked Free Live Weekend’ will take place from 12.00pm midday BST on Friday, 3rd May 2013, until 23:59 BST on Sunday, 5th May. Xbox 360 gamers will be able to enjoy multiplayer gaming with Gears of War: Judgment, FIFA 13 Ultimate Team Spring Classic, Halo 4 and many more for free.

Football fans can take part in the FIFA 13 Ultimate Team Spring Classic in-game tournament all weekend for the chance to win 1,000,000 in-game coins plus other prizes. Petrol heads should check out the Forza Rivals Mode events for both Forza 4 and Forza Horizon. On Halo 4, play a total of ten Spartan Ops or War Games missions over the weekend and receive Double XP on your next ten missions.

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The full list of online gaming also includes Double XP on Gears of War: Judgment, Assassin’s Creed III and Far Cry 3. Multiplayer functionality will be unlocked across all Xbox videogames, including recent releases such as Tomb Raider, so prepare yourself for an epic weekend of online gaming and entertainment with your friends on Xbox LIVE.

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As Xbox LIVE offers leading entertainment apps in addition to videogames, you can enjoy content from the likes of Now TV and LOVEFiLM. If you’re in the mood for a blockbuster movie check out Jack Reacher and more on Xbox Video. Existing Gold customers will also be rewarded with TV Tokens to watch shows such as Breaking Bad, Being Human and Vampire Diaries on Xbox Video this weekend.

To try some of these features along with all the other existing Xbox LIVE Gold experiences for free, simply connect through the Xbox 360 dashboard from 3rd May 2013. Metro Gaming will keep you updated with all the latest Xbox LIVE promotions.