Xbox Live Gold free weekend kicks off in UK

Double XP being offered on multiple games over the next few days

Microsoft has kicked off a free weekend of Xbox Live Gold access.


All features of the Xbox 360 online gaming and entertainment service will be freely accessible until 23:59 on Sunday May 5.

Multiplayer functionality has been unlocked across all Xbox 360 games, with titles including Gears of War: Judgment, Assassin's Creed 3 and Far Cry 3 offering double XP for the duration of the free Gold weekend.

Check out the latest Xbox Live DLC release schedule.