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A Classic FPS Is Free At GOG Right Now

You can grab Serious Sam: The First Encounter free of charge for a limited time.

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Ahead of Serious Sam 4's release next month, GOG is giving away the first game in the over-the-top FPS franchise for free for a limited time. As part of its new Harvest Sale, you can claim Serious Sam: The First Encounter free of charge until August 26, at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET. Like all games on GOG, this is a DRM-free key that doesn't require activation on a specific client or an active online connection to enjoy.

Serious Sam: The First Encounter originally released in 2001, so Croteam's debut title in the long-running series certainly looks more than a bit dated. That said, it's a classic that's well worth checking out, even if you're just curious about early iterations of the now ubiquitous first-person shooter genre.

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Set in the near future, humanity is threatened by an evil force known as the Notorious Mental. But the Notorious Mental and his throng of underlings haven't met the formidable Sam "Serious" Stone, the hero humanity relies on to mow down hordes of baddies across the linear but fairly large levels.

In addition to the freebie, GOG's Harvest Sale brings up to 90% discounts on more than 1,500 games, including some stellar RPGs. Divinity Original Sin - Enhanced edition is down to $14, while its even better sequel is on sale for $22.49. Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate II are discounted to $10 each, and Pillars of Eternity: Definitive edition is down to $20. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Game of the Year edition is also on sale once again for $15.

Check out some of the best deals in GOG's Harvest Sale below.

Best deals at GOG

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