Xbox Live Gold is Free This Weekend in the US, Canada, Latin America and Japan

Xbox Live is free this weekend for Xbox 360 users in the United States, Canada, Latin America and Japan.

Starting April 19 at 7am PST and ending April 22 at 10am PST, anyone with a Silver account (basically, anyone with an internet connection) will be able to enjoy Xbox Live Gold services for free. That includes Netflix, Hulu Plus, other services of the like, plus of course, the ability to play your games online with other Gold members.

To sweeten the deal even further, a number of titles are putting on Double XP events, including Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (Double Weapon XP), Far Cry 3, and Assassin’s Creed 3. Borderlands 2 players will also receive Shift keys granting players three Golden Keys in-game.

Source, Xbox. Via, Polygon.

  • http://www.facebook.com/mohammad.nassir.92 Mohammad Nassir

    We need something like this on PS3 !! We would like to catch something like that on PS4 at least .. it’s very interesting

    • http://twitter.com/poklaneNL Mitch Belgraver

      If they want to do they they have to make SEN a gold service like XLB, god no…

    • Where Art Thou Romeo

      How exactly would they do something like this for PS3, that wold be kind of hard considering psn is already free -_-

  • https://www.twitter.com/#!/PR0TENTIAL Shawn Kegarise

    PSN/SEN is also free this weekend. Oh, wait…

    • http://www.facebook.com/awkenney Aaron Kenney

      I’ve yet to use my PS3 for online multiplayer. I may do so out of spite this weekend.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002367454310 Jonathan Stoffregen

      PSfree everday

    • http://mp1st.com/ David Veselka

      I saw this coming miles away brotha ;)

      • oofy

        Makes sense the first comment would be a pro-ps3 comment.

    • James K

      I knew someone was going to use that card.

  • http://twitter.com/paulinacio91 Paul George Inacio J

    does Microsoft ever offer Europeans anything?? I’m currently living in Portugal, Azores and tried to download a demo and was prompt that it wasn’t available outside the US lol So may limitation for a paid service

  • betosobreira

    Great !! My subscription expires on April 20th… I just bought another one but I’ll wait to redeem the code.

  • http://twitter.com/danielpedersen8 daniel pedersen

    Are are all the other bonuses except for the 48hr trial available aside these countries?

  • Jason

    They should do this more often, Or try to Be a little more Lenient like PSN when it comes to their customers since i get jealous sometimes lol

  • sedii

    “To sweeten the deal even further” LOOOOOL

  • Where Art Thou Romeo

    Internet for the Wii and Wii-U is also free, wait nobody cares much about Nintendo :p

  • oofy

    You know what would be a better question? How many silver members have their system online.

  • BukLau Timomun Goyum

    Is playstaton free the wekend? i hop it is becuse it is the good deall. sory for bad englsh.

  • BukLau Timomun Goyum

    by a way i hop to get free acount on playstaton becase my playstaton 2 acount a not working. i try to serch up but noting there.

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