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Free Play Days – Gears 5 Tech Test, Overwatch, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, and Worms W.M.D

Get ready for an action-packed Free Play Days event this weekend with this awesome, diverse lineup of games! Through this weekend, Xbox Live Gold members can play Overwatch, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, and Worms W.M.D. The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, July 25 at 12:01 a.m. PDT and runs through to Sunday, July 28 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.

And as an added bonus, we’re also giving Xbox Live Gold members access to the Gears 5 Tech Test this weekend! The Gears 5 Tech Test begins Friday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. PDT and runs through to Monday, July 29 at 10:00 a.m. PDT.

You can find and install the games here. To download on console, click on the Gold member area on the home dashboard on your Xbox One.

The following games are also currently available for purchase at a discount so you can continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event. Please note that discounts may vary depending on your region.

 Gears 5 Tech Test

Multiplayer fans of all types can enjoy this weekend test session, as you’ll get to play Escalation (our updated competitive game type) along with Arcade (a new and approachable multiplayer game type) and a longtime fan favorite: King of the Hill. For players new to Gears or those that want to practice their skills and learn new mechanics we’ve added our new training mode – Bootcamp. The Tech Test also features a short Tour of Duty, which is a series of challenges for players to earn content – completing all these challenges unlocks an exclusive Tech Test Banner. Players can also unlock three Versus Weapon Skins by completing some additional challenges. This is your last chance to be among the first to play Gears 5, so jump in now!

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Welcome to Overwatch, a highly stylized team-based shooter set on a near-future Earth. Every match is an intense multiplayer showdown pitting a diverse cast of heroes against each other on objective-based maps set across the world. Overwatch features 30 unique heroes, each bringing their own incredible powers and game-changing ultimate abilities into battle.  Grab your friends and have some fun in the sun with the latest in game event: Overwatch Summer Games!

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker

Experience acrobatic ninja action with high-speed battles in Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker. Your favorite Naruto characters return in a vividly colored graphic style, complete with dynamic 3rd person ninja gameplay in an arena environment. Play co-op with friends in a team of 4 and battle with other teams online to become the ultimate ninja!

Note: players who have save data of the Free Trial version of Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker can play the full game during the Free Play Days event. To continue on that specific save file after the event is over, players must purchase the full game. To continue playing the Trial Version after the event, players must delete their Free Play Days save data and start a new file.

Worms W.M.D

Incoming! The explosive Worms W.M.D. is free for this weekend only. Jam packed full of content including the brand-new Brimstone Update, complete with a new theme, gravestones, outfits and now you can use crafted weapons in a scheme.

Don’t miss out on this exciting weekend event for Xbox Live Gold members! Learn more about Free Play Days here and stay tuned to Xbox Wire to find out about future Free Play Days and all the latest Xbox gaming news.