Hurry, the best Assassin’s Creed games are free-to-play

Hurry, the best Assassin’s Creed games are free-to-play
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Joseph Kime

Published 

9th Aug 2023 15:48

Assassin's Creed might be about to kick into a gear we can't even be prepared for, but that isn't stopping players from reminiscing.

There's a lot of ongoing debate as to if Assassin's Creed has ultimately crossed over past its prime, and while many look wistfully towards Assassin's Creed II and Brotherhood as the peak of the franchise, there are still many picking up new titles and loving the adventure on offer in Valhalla.

Despite the arguing, there's still plenty to love across the timeline of the series - and now, you can bag a bunch of them for free.

You can play five Assassin's Creed games for free on Xbox, PS5 and PC

Ezio Auditore de Firenze performing an assassination in Assassin's Creed II.
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If you've wondered what the future of AC holds after falling out of the franchise after Ezio departed, then there's good news - you have the chance to play a series of Assassin's Creed games entirely for free, on practically every modern console that you can play them on.

Along with some big price reductions, players on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC via the Ubisoft and Epic Games stores will be able to play Assassin's Creed II, Revelations, Brotherhood, Black Flag and Valhalla over the weekend for free.

Though it's only a free weekend, it's one that Ubisoft rarely wheels out, so it's definitely worth making the most of the offer while it's kicking around. If you haven't seen the modern structure of Assassin's Creed since its stealthy days or fancy revisiting the classics, this is your best chance.

When can I play the Assassin's Creed games for free?

The key art for Assassin's Creed Brotherhood.
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The free games event starts tomorrow on August 10 and will come to a close on August 14, but if you choose to buy the games after the fact, you'll be glad to know that your progress will carry over.

The Assassin's Creed series clearly has a lot of gems if it can just wheel these titles out for free - and if the future can be presumed from these games, then we've definitely got a lot to look forward to.

Joseph Kime
About the author
Joseph Kime
Joseph Kime is the Senior Trending News Journalist for GGRecon from Devon, UK. Before graduating from MarJon University with a degree in Journalism, he started writing music reviews for his own website before writing for the likes of FANDOM, Zavvi and The Digital Fix. He is host of the Big Screen Book Club podcast, and author of Building A Universe, a book that chronicles the history of superhero movies. His favourite games include DOOM (2016), Celeste and Pokemon Emerald.
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