PS4 and Xbox One fans can download a smash hit title for free this weekend (Image: SONY • MICROSOFT) PS4 and Xbox One fans can download and play a critically acclaimed game this weekend entirely for free. If you're struggling for something to play this weekend on your PS4 or Xbox One then we have some great news for you. PS4 and Xbox One fans can download for free a title critics have described as "stunning", "pretty fantastic" and "breathtaking".
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The Assassin's Creed Odyssey free period began on Thursday March 19 and will finish on Sunday March 22.
PC gamers can also take advantage of the free Assassin's Creed Odyssey trial via the Epic Games Store or Uplay desktop app.
The official Assassin's Creed Twitter announced the free trial period earlier this week.
They tweeted: "Explore Ancient Greece for free this weekend with Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Play the award-winning Assassin's Creed title March 19 - 22."
And announcing the start of this free trial the Ubisoft Twitter posted: "Explore Ancient Greece for free this weekend with Assassin's Creed Odyssey!"
They then added: "This includes the incredible Discovery Tour! In this educational mode, explore the world as a living museum".
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ASSASSINS CREED ODYSSEY FOR FREE
READ MORE FIFA 20 FUT Birthday: Release date latest for PS4 and Xbox event Assassin's Creed Odyssey is a critically acclaimed open world adventure, with the PS4 version holding an 83 per cent Metacritic rating.
Critics have lauded Assassin's Creed Odyssey, with Gaming Age saying "Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is pretty fantastic".
While in their review We Got This Covered said: "Assassin's Creed Odyssey is an epic, historical RPG that uses elements of Assassin's Creed to tell a different kind of origin story, and the results are stunning in almost every way."
Here are more details on the latest entry in Ubisoft's hugely popular stealth action series...
ASSASSIN'S CREED ODYSSEY Choose your fate in Assassin's Creed Odyssey.
From outcast to living legend, embark on an odyssey to uncover the secrets of your past and change the fate of Ancient Greece.
TRAVEL TO ANCIENT GREECE
From lush vibrant forests to volcanic islands and bustling cities, start a journey of exploration and encounters in a war torn world shaped by gods and men.
Trending FORGE YOUR LEGEND
Your decisions will impact how your odyssey unfolds. Play through multiple endings thanks to the new dialogue system and the choices you make. Customise your gear, ship, and special abilities to become a legend.
FIGHT ON A NEW SCALE
Demonstrate your warrior's abilities in large scale epic battles between Athens and Sparta featuring hundreds of soldiers, or ram and cleave your way through entire fleets in naval battles across the Aegean Sea.
Assassin's Creed Odyssey isn't the only new free download available to PS4 and Xbox One gamers.
Ahead of this weekend both the PS4 and Xbox One received the Resident Evil 3 remake demo.
While PS4 fans can also download a new demo for Disaster Report 4 Summer Memories.
And Xbox Live members can take advantage of another Free Play Days promotion this weekend, with Smite and Sea of Thieves the free-to-play titles.