Latest Xbox Free Play Days Include Saints Row IV, Overwatch, and More

This weekend marks another opportunity for fans to jump onto their Xbox and play through some free trials of a handful of games, as Xbox announced that three new games would be getting Free Play Days. Saints Row IV: Re-Elected, Overwatch Origins Edition, and Warhammer: Vermintide 2 are all going to be available for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to play for free, starting on Thursday, June 24 at 12:01 a.m. PT and lasting until Sunday, June 27 at 11:59 p.m. PT. 

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In order to start playing the games, you’ll have to head over and install them on, or on the Xbox Store on your Xbox console, which will have its own Free Play Days collection. If you enjoy the game enough want to pick it up, you’ll be able to purchase the game and other editions of it at a limited time discount and continue playing with everything you’ve earned during the Free Play Days. 

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Saints Row IV: Re-Elected takes the Saints Row saga to a new level as the Boss of the Saints (who is also now the President of United States of America) tries to save the world from a deadly alien invasion. Overwatch Origins Edition should need no introduction but is a Blizzard-developed team-based shooter that features a diverse cast of heroes and classes. Overwatch also just got Cross-Play functionality, so you can jump into a game with your friends on other platforms as well. Finally, Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is a four-player co-op game set within the Warhammer Fantasy Battle world, and sees friends team up to fight through waves of enemy hordes.