Steam's Free Weekend Game Revealed Alongside Steep Discounts

Dark Souls 3, Dying Light, and Dragon Ball Xenoverse are among the games discounted on Steam this weekend.


Sniper Elite III
Dark Souls III
Dying Light

Steam is hosting a free promotion for Sniper Elite III this weekend. From now until Sunday at 1 PM PT, you can download it for free and play as much as you like.

The WWII action game also sees huge discounts all weekend. The game on its own costs $10, but you can get it bundled with the season pass for $17.50--the season pass on its own is $10.20. Additionally, if you want all three of the mainline Sniper Elite games, you can pick them up for $20. These sales last until Monday, October 10, at 10 AM PT

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The free weekend promotion is joined by discounts on Dying Light and all of its DLC. Everything is 50 percent off, which brings Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition's price down to $30. Additionally, there's a Bandai Namco publisher sale happening that has games like Dark Souls III for $39, Project Cars discounted to $15, and Dragon Ball: Xenoverse for $12.50. You can also pick up Dark Souls and Dark Souls II for $5 and $10 respectively. Check out the rest of the sale here.

The next game in the Sniper Elite series is coming in 2017. GameSpot got the opportunity to check Sniper Elite 4 out at E3 2016. You can read our preview of the game here.

Sniper Elite III received a score of 6/10 in GameSpot's review. Critic Josiah Renaudin said, "I often found myself cursing the more frustrating elements of Sniper Elite III. Broken matchmaking, and half-baked stealth sequences shouldn't be this incessant in a series that's just reached its third outing. But it's almost too easy to forget all of these head-scratching issues when that bullet makes contact with someone's cranium. It's a shallow, crude pleasure, but the delightful disorder that's just around every corner is strong enough to overshadow an otherwise forgettable experience."

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