Five Free Steam Weekend Games Available Right Now
You don't need to pay to play.
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If you're searching for a PC game to play this weekend and you don't want to break the bank, it's time to boot up Steam. This weekend, you can download and play five games at no cost: Payday 2, Arma 3, Day of Infamy, Front Defense: Heroes, and OrbusVR. They're all free to play through April 29. And if you decide to purchase any of them, you'll get a discount as they're all currently on sale.
Payday 2 is a multiplayer game that lets you and a team of scoundrels plan and attempt to pull of crimes of all sorts. You can rob banks, stores, and nightclubs. You can cook meth and steal from senators. In our Payday 2 review, we wrote, "The systems and mechanics all have small flaws and limitations, but they come together to set the stage for exciting heists that you'll want to pull again and again. As long as you can find some felons to fight alongside, Payday 2 is an addictive and challenging criminal pursuit."
Arma 3 is a multiplayer-focused war game that also has a single-player campaign, while Day of Infamy is a WWII shooter. Front Defense: Heroes also takes place during WWII but is designed as a VR game for HTC Vive. Orbus VR, which works on both Vive and Oculus Rift, is a room-scale MMO that's currently in early access.
If you play these games for free and want to buy any of them when the weekend is over, here are the links you'll need, along with their sale prices:
- Arma 3 -- $14 (-66%)
- Payday 2 -- $5 (-50%)
- Day of Infamy -- $6 (-70%)
- Front Defense: Heroes -- $4 (-50%)
- OrbusVR -- $30 (-25%)
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