The latest Xbox One Free Play Days promotion features a trio of tactical treats.
This week’s crop of Xbox Free Play Days games is headlined by Frostpunk: Console Edition, the excellent city-building survival game from 11-bit Studios. Following worldwide volcanic winter, players must grow and sustain a society living on the precipice. It’s a deep and complex game but it’s also accessible, and often thought-provoking. Chilly, chilling, and challenging.
Also free to play is Ubisoft’s much-maligned tactical online shooter, Ghost Recon Breakpoint. The game is certainly in better shape than at launch, but there’s still a way to go. If you click with its survival-leaning gameplay, there’s some fun to be found. The game is worth a free play, no doubt.
Finally, turn-based tactical RPG Ash of Gods Redemption is a narrative-led, turn-based, tactical RPG with roguelike elements. Well, that’s every box ticked. We haven’t played this one, but we’re big fans of redemption as a concept. Go redeem!
Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can download all three games and play for free until 11:59 pm on July 19, 2020.
If you want to continue playing after the weekend, all three games are currently on offer. And don’t worry, all achievements and progress transfer over to purchased copies.
Xbox Free Play Days Discounts
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint
- Standard Edition – 75% off
- Gold Edition – 75% off
- Ultimate Edition – 75% off
- Rainbow Six Siege & Ghost Recon Breakpoint Bundle – 70% off
Ash of Gods Redemption
- Standard Edition – 50% off
Frostpunk: Console Edition
- Standard Edition – 35% off
For more Xbox One, read about this week’s crop of new promotions and sales.
Enjoyed this article?
We hope you found it useful, or informative, or thought provoking, or maybe even a little entertaining. Perhaps it was a guide that helped you through a tight spot, or we even saved you some money? Lovely stuff! If you'd like to say "thanks" you could always buy the team a cup of coffee.
Recommended for you
Latest from Thumbsticks
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania 20th Anniversary Edition detailed
Sega has confirmed details of the Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania 20th Anniversary Edition and Digital Deluxe Edition.
New Nintendo Switch releases (June 21-25, 2021)
Mario Golf: Super Rush and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 top this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.
New Xbox Series X|S releases (June 21-25, 2021)
Bandai Namco’s Scarlet Nexus headlines next week's lineup of new Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S releases.
New PlayStation Store releases (June 21-25, 2021)
Next week's lineup of new PlayStation Store releases sees some old favourites get a new lease of life.
You can now design custom Xbox Series X|S controllers
Let your imagination run wild – the Xbox Design Lab has re-opened, and you can now design custom Xbox Series...
Nintendo’s Doug Bowser clarifies the future of Animal Crossing after E3 absence
Fans hoping for an update on Animal Crossing: New Horizons at E3 came away disappointed. Worry not, says Doug Bowser.
Bethesda’s Pete Hines ‘sorry’ for frustration that Starfield won’t come to PlayStation 5
In an interview, Bethesda's senior vice president of marketing, Pete Hines, spoke to PlayStation fans, apologising for the frustration that...
Metro Exodus Xbox Series X|S and PS5 upgrade detailed
With Metro Exodus about to launch on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5, developer 4A Games has outlined some of...