Get Aliens vs. Predator Free From GOG For a Limited Time

Building off the Alien: Isolation hype, Good Old Games is offering a free download of the classic 2000 AvP for 48 hours.

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Did the recent release of Alien: Isolation stoke your desire for more extraterrestrial adventures? GOG.com is hoping to scratch that itch with their most recent promotion: you can download Aliens vs. Predator for free from the company's site.

Available until Friday, the classic FPS is also a way for GOG to test their Galaxy multiplayer client. In a press release, GOG VP of online tech wrote, "We're ready to take in more gamers, and AvP seemed like a natural choice: it's high up on our community wishlist, and it's definitely one of the all-time best FPS titles. It also allows for testing Galaxy in a more dynamic environment."

The press release notes that "Galaxy testers will soon be able to play AvP with their Steam friends using GOG Galaxy's cross-play feature, as the game is scheduled to receive a dedicated cross-compatibility update on Steam."

In addition, GOG announced that they've upped the total number of Linux-compatible titles to 100 with the addition of Baldur's Gate, Planescape: Torment, Papers, Please, and others. You can see the full list of Linux compatible games on the GOG website.

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pionear

I thought they meant the Capcom Arcade version. Oh well...

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Metallinatus

Shame it is not one of the 100 games....

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ExoticCharm

Never played this game, but I always heard good things about it. I wonder if it still lives up to the hype to this day?

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Hurvl

I like GoG, but a big part of why I like it is because their games don't require any third-party programs to be installed and then start before I can start playing the game. While GoG Galaxy isn't DRM, it's another program I don't want or need and so I won't install GoG Galaxy, even for a free game as good as AvP. I've got the sequel if I ever feel like playing an old-school Aliens game.

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suicidesn0wman

Am I the only one who saw this article and was hoping for the Atari Jaguar version?

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nodbgp

Steam and Galaxy cross-play, that was unexpected and... beautiful, good to see both companies working together instead of going nemesis on one another.

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Gamerno6666

I think a multiplayer game is coming from CDPR in the future.

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Warlord_Irochi

One of my all time favorites FPS. Multi-player was a BLAST.

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jj2112

This is one of the hardest games I've ever played. I still remember the chill seeing the aliens come at you and knowing that it was game over if you died, no save points there...

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Unholy123

Even with its dated graphics and sound... still 10x better then colonial marines.

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thecman25

<< LINK REMOVED >> nah

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assertive_user

Great game, so many memories and soiled underpants. AvP2 is also well worth checking out for the uninitiated

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DN3D1997

Remember playing the marine missions-no saves,no checkpoint,only at the end of the each level.Ahhh,the good old scare days.

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xolivierx

one of my very first <<good looking<< games. Oh my teenage years. That, and Unreal Tournament

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hxce

Facehuggers.

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xolivierx

<< LINK REMOVED >> nice <<Sand people<< avatar. StarWars 4ever, kawabunga!

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VannHagen

This is the Atari Jaguar version, right?

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Warlord_Irochi

<< LINK REMOVED >> nice try.

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coop36

Loved this game. Totally worth checking out.

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k9kal85

<< LINK REMOVED >> They need to make another one based off this great classic.

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santinegrete

You won't believe how good is that game as an horror experience when you play it as the human with zero music.

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Redsyrup

Already bought it on Steam some time ago but I'll download it again. It's awesome game and GOG's anti-DRM policy are a match made in LV-246... :D

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assertive_user

<< LINK REMOVED >> *LV-426......sorry, couldn't help myself :P

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Gelugon_baat

The first one? Um... no, not even for free. I remember that game. What a mess.

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Thegamer16

I'm really psyched for this. I love gog and am looking forward to galaxy. AvP is nice, but galaxy testing is the main attraction for me.

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Xmus942

Um.... cool. I guess.