12 Feb 2021 2:13 PM +00:00

Xbox Free Play Days: Three Games Free This Weekend

If you're looking to kick back this weekend and play some video games, but are a bit strapped for cash, then Xbox has you covered as three games are available to play for free this weekend.

And that's not all, if you enjoy the games you can then buy them with a massive discount.

It doesn't get much better than that, well I guess apart from being totally free forever, but this months Games With Gold offered up some fantastic free to keep games this month.

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Release Date

The games are available to play now and will be free to play until February 14 at 11:59 p.m. PST.


Players need to have an active Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription in order to play the games.

The Games

The games that will be playable during this free weekend are,

  • NASCAR Heat 5
  • Warhammer: Vermintide 2
  • Space Crew

If you haven't heard of these games before, here is some more information.


Nascar Heat 5 Xbox Play Days Paint Job
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Get behind the wheel of incredible racing machines in the official video game of the world’s most popular stockcar series. Challenge up to 39 other drivers, refine your car to suit the circuit, and see if you have what it takes to become the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion. And tune into the NASCAR Daytona 500 this weekend to see the NASCAR Heat 5 and Xbox Free Play Days paint scheme on BJ McLeod’s No. 78 Ford Mustang!

Warhammer: Vermintide 2

Warhammer 2 Key Art 7 Steam
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Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is an epic 4-player co-op game set in the Warhammer Fantasy Battle world. Fight together with your friends through waves of hordes and progress through the game to unlock new careers, missions, and weapons. The latest DLC is the new Premium Career for Bardin Goreksson: The Outcast Engineer. He is a master of utility in any battle with the all-new Cog Hammer and Masterwork Pistol. If you prefer a more direct strategy, try mowing down the enemies in your path with the Steam-Assisted Crank Gun (Mk II). The Outcast Engineer comes complete with new abilities, new weapon types, a new talent tree, new Engineer themed cosmetics, new challenges, and new voice lines.

Space Crew

Space Crew Promo Art Steam
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The United Defense Force is sending you across the galaxy on a campaign to defend Earth. In the sequel to the acclaimed strategic survival simulation game, Bomber Crew, blast off to new heights and join the Space Crew to eliminate the extraterrestrial threat, the Phasmids. Enlist today and stop all humankind from being wiped off the intergalactic stage.

Gamerscore and achievements will be kept once the free weekend is over, meaning if you decide to purchase the games you don't need to get them all over again.

How To Install


Players can install them either by going to Xbox.com and logging in and then finding the games in the store.

Or through the console, go to the Subscriptions tab and find the games there.

How To Keep Them

If you really like either game and want to continue playing after the free weekend, both games will be on sale this weekend too.

They can be purchased from the Xbox Store on your console, or by clicking these links.

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