Xbox Live Offers Free Multiplayer Weekend Oct 27-30, Includes Free Access to Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

on October 27, 2016 12:22 PM

With a busy weekend ahead with Halloween, those that may not have plans to celebrate the spookiest night of the year might be able to instead find solace in some great games, with free multiplayer access from Xbox Live coming, on the house.

In an update from Microsoft’s Larry Hryb (aka “Major Nelson”), Xbox Live multiplayer access will be available free to all members without a Gold membership from October 27th – 30th, 2016 on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Alongside the free multiplayer weekend, Microsoft is also throwing in a bonus by offering free access to Borderlands: The Handsome Collection on Xbox One for the duration of the event, and will be available to all Xbox Live members with or without Gold membership.

Xbox Live’s free multiplayer weekend event will be running from October 27th – 30th, 2016 – you can check out a trailer for the event below:

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