For Honor for Free in May
Ubisoft Canada has announced that beginning May 3rd and running through May 6th, players across the Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4 will have the opportunity to check out Ubisoft Montreal’s hack ‘n slash action fighting game free of charge.
The full game will be yours to explore, from a campaign playable solo or with a friend in online co-op to all of its many multiplayer modes. So pick your favorite from the original roster of 12 distinct heroic individuals, and have at it!
Since its release on February 14th, 2017, there has been more than a year of updates to the game, including five seasons’ worth of content, making now the ideal time for new and returning players alike to check out the game as it stands today. There’s even been a recent deployment of dedicated servers, which Ubisoft says will enable the most stable and balanced version of the game to date.
Over the course of the free weekend, players can take part in the Warrior Training Program, which rewards existing and new players alike for working together. “Seasoned warriors who complete five matches while grouped with Free Weekend players (who do not own the game) will receive two weeks of revamped Champion Status, valued at 8,000 Steel, which will deliver even more XP boosts to players and their team as well as more loot following a match,” says the press release.
Those who decide to stick around after the free period will have the opportunity to take advantage of a discount of up to 75 percent off of the For Honor game in all available digital storefronts before May 15th, keeping progress made over the free weekend in the process. For further details, please visit the For Honor official website’s Free Weekend page.
Oh, and if you’re into checking out livestreams before diving in yourself (or for any other reason, really), the Warrior’s Den livestream will kick off the weekend at 6pm ET on May 3rd at twitch.tv/ForHonorGame. Players will be able to participate in Twitch Drops, and are guaranteed three scavenger crates after watching the stream for an hour. What’s more, they’ll be entered for a chance to win 100,000 Steel every 10 minutes. More information about activating Twitch Drops can be found here.