Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and Sea of Thieves Highlights Microsoft’s Latest Free Play Days

Microsoft has rolled out new details for their upcoming “Free Play Days” promotion and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and Sea of Thieves are highlighting the event.

Yes, Free Play Days are back and Microsoft has announced that Sea of Thieves and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and Smite will be free from Thursday, March 19 at 12:01 a.m. PDT until Sunday, March 22 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Microsoft also details if you enjoy the free weekend, the titles will be on sale for a limited time and all progress and gamerscore will transfer over to the purchased edition.

Sea of Thieves

Sail through storms, explore ancient temples, grapple with krakens and uncover treasure in a vast shared world, either sailing solo or crewing up with other players. There’s plenty of loot up for grabs, and any pirate who plays Sea of Thieves during Free Play Days will receive the coveted “X-Marks-the-Spot” Eye of Reach. Got Xbox Game Pass? You’ll be able to snag a celebration emote to express yourself in-game, and Ultimate subscribers will also unlock a ship design inspired by Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Whether you’re new to the seas or an experienced plunderer, you won’t want to miss out!

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Forge your destiny as a legendary Spartan hero in the lush world of Ancient Greece. From the height of snowy peaks to the depths of the Aegean Sea, explore this iconic period from antiquity as it lies on the brink of tearing itself apart. Show off your warrior abilities in large-scale battles, fight through naval fleets, and uncover hidden treasures in an ever-changing world that is shaped by your choices. This is the first inclusion of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey to Free Play Days, plus Ezio’s Roman Set will be unlocked through Ubisoft Club to those who play this weekend.


Smite is a free to play unique multiplayer online battle arena game that puts you directly into the action with its third person perspective. Available exclusively for Xbox Live Gold members, all 100+ legendary Gods are unlocked and free to play this weekend. You can travel through the Bifrost as Heimdallr the Vigilant, master weapons as Mulan, The Ascendant Warrior, and more.

To participate in the event, all you must do is be an active Xbox Live membership and these will all be free to play this weekend. What are your thoughts on the new wave of games heading to Microsoft’s Free Play Days? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to stay right here at Gameranx for the latest gaming news releasing.

Source: Xbox Wire