FIFA 17 Free All Weekend on Xbox One

Are you an avid FIFA fan wondering if FIFA 17 is worth the upgrade? Maybe you've never played a [...]

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Are you an avid FIFA fan wondering if FIFA 17 is worth the upgrade? Maybe you've never played a FIFA game in your life and you're wondering what all of the fuss is about. If that be you, Microsoft and EA are teaming up to let you play FIFA 17 for free all weekend, starting today! From the Xbox Wire:

"Now's the time to make your mark in FIFA 17! All Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One can enjoy FIFA 17 for free thanks to Free Play Days. Starting from Thursday, June 1 at 12:01 AM PDT and running through to Monday, June 5 at 11:59 PM PDT, all Xbox Live Gold members can hit the pitch and experience all game modes, headlined by the all-new cinematic story mode, The Journey."

The Journey is a brand new story mode which made its debut in FIFA 17, so even if you are a veteran player, you have something completely brand new here waiting for you. You'll hit the pitch as Alex Hunter, a young up and coming football star as he deals with all of the highs and lows of becoming and soccer superstar.

This is also the first FIFA game powered by Frostbite. "Frostbite delivers authentic, true-to-life action, takes players to new football worlds, and introduces fans to characters full of depth and emotion. On the gameplay side, FIFA 17 features innovation in the way players think and move, physically interact with opponents, and execute in attack, putting you in complete control of every moment on the pitch."

So grab your mates, hop online, and spend the weekend playing some FIFA. If you love what you play, FIFA 17 will be on sale for 50% off until June 5. All of your progress and any achievements you unlock while playing the free version will carry over to the full version. The Deluxe version of FIFA 17 will also be on sale for half-off, and if you decide to go all out, the Super Deluxe version will be 30% off. Don't even ask about the Super Duper Extra Special Premium Edition.

Have fun!