Free Xbox Live Gold Weekend (Many Countries)

For those of you that do not have an Xbox Live Gold Subscription, Microsoft is having one of their many weekends whereas you can enjoy many of the features of Xbox Live Gold.

Starting this Friday (4, October)  through Sunday (6, October) we’ll be unlocking Xbox Live Gold for the below regions. If you are not a Gold Member yet, it’s a great opportunity to try Multiplayer on your favorite games.

Regions include: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam
Your region not listed above? We’ve got your covered with the following dates:
Oct. 11 – 14: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico 
Nov. 7 – 10: Japan
Source: Major Nelson's Blog.

The following will work for members enjoying this freebie:
* Multiplayer in all video games with multiplayer.
* Most apps such as Netflix.
* Xbox Live Party Chat/Private Chat.
* Voice messaging.

What will not work for the most part is:
* Games with Gold.
* Internet Explorer.

Finally be prepared for all game servers to get bogged down as more than usual number of players hit up the multiplayer.

How are you going to use this free Gold weekend? Let us know via the comments!

Author: Janna Hall
Janna enjoys the thrill of a deal and sharing frugal tips, cooking and her passion, video gaming. When not blogging, Janna can be found on her Xbox 360, cooking, earning some cash or gardening. Share tips, recipes, deals here and follow on Twitter.

1 comment:

Thank you for your thoughtful comment. Stay frugal!