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Free Xbox LIVE Gold weekend incoming

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Microsoft is feeling generous this weekend, giving all Xbox 360 owners a chance to experience what it's like to be a Gold member. If you aren't already a subscriber, this weekend is your chance to check out the entertainment experiences and apps available on Xbox LIVE, as well as online multiplayer gaming.

"We’re unlocking Xbox Live Gold this weekend in the regions below, which means the entire catalog of entertainment experiences and apps as well as multiplayer gaming are available to anyone and everyone on Xbox 360 for free," Microsoft said.

The free weekend will run from October 4 through October 6 in the following regions:

  • 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

If you don't see your country listed above, Microsoft says they'll be unlocked Gold in the coming weeks in the following countries:

  • Oct. 11 – 14: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico
  • Nov. 7 – 10: Japan

[Xbox Wire]

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