Halo 5: Guardians Getting A Free To Play Weekend, Starting Today

Halo 5: Guardians Getting A Free To Play Weekend, Starting Today

With no early upcoming big titles and the console war to be swaying towards Sony, Microsoft is hoping to bring some new hype for Xbox One with their most recent move for Xbox Live.

If you're an Xbox Live Gold member and have somehow not played Halo 5, this coming weekend will be flawless for you.

Xbox owners will be able to play in the game's campaign or in multiplayer modes, including Warzone. Remember that you must have an Xbox Live Gold membership to play.

So, yes, you get to test drive it in all its entirety, so if you want to blow through the campaign in one weekend, you can; and you can jump into multiplayer and start leveling up like insane through the various modes that are available to play.

During this time you'll be able to test drive Halo 5's campaign in both single-player and cooperative flavors. In addition to the free weekend, Halo 5 Guardians will be on sale for 20% off throughout the weekend. Not only that, but if you do drop some cash on the full game you'll be able to transfer all your Achievements and progress across too.

Halo 5: Guardians first released in October 2015 and was met with generally positive reviews.

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