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Crackdown, Dead Rising 2 free on Xbox Live in August

Microsoft reveals Realtime Worlds' open-world game free beginning tomorrow, while Dead Rising 2 and Case Zero free starting August 15.


Crackdown, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will be free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in August, Microsoft announced today.

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Beginning tomorrow, gamers can grab Realtime Worlds' 2007 open-world game Crackdown--normally $10--for free through August 15.

Starting August 15, subscribers can pick up both Dead Rising 2 (normally $15) and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero (normally $5) for free.

The free games are part of Microsoft's new Games With Gold program that gives Xbox Live Gold subscribers two free titles--to keep--each month until December 31.

Currently up for grabs is Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed II, though it will only be available until midnight this evening.

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