Xbox 360 owners who aren’t card-carrying members of the Gold club will have a chance to dabble in some of the service’s subscription-based perks. Starting today and continuing throughout the weekend, Xbox Live Gold features that aren’t available with a silver account become unlocked for use, including: online multiplayer, entertainment “experiences” and various apps.
The Xbox Live Gold weekend does not include access to Microsoft’s Games with Gold program, which gifts subscribers a free game every two-week period – this period’s being Might & Magic Clash of Heroes. Additionally, Xbox Live Support confirmed non-Gold members will not be able to download from the catalog of free game demos.
This promotion is available through Sunday, October 6, in the following regions: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam.
If your region isn’t represented in the exhaustive list above, there might be some goods news coming your way. Xbox Wire has confirmed future Gold unlock promotions will be coming October 11 – 14 (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico) and November 7 – 11 (Japan).
Source: Xbox Wire