Recently, Epic Games Free, Inc. made available free of cost, its most iconic and popular video game GTA V, until 23 May 2020 on the Epic Games Store. GTA V,
which was released in 2013, has still managed to stay relevant through 7 years of gaming, which is an impressive feat.
The game has one of the most expansive and rich open worlds that players can sink hours into.
It included GTA 5: Premium Edition, meaning players will be able to play the base game as well as GTA: Online and players will have access to the Criminal Enterprise Starter pack, which includes:
- $1,000,000 Cash Bonus
- A Fleet of Powerful Vehicles
- Weapons, Clothing and Tattoos
Epic Games also announced that it will be offering a new free game available each week throughout 2020.
Some gamers had the doubt that when the game will not be available free on the Epic Games Store and they have not downloaded it on their machine then whether they will be able to download it later if they have just purchased as a free game during the sale.
Clarifying, on the same Epic Games said that, “When you claim a free game, it’s yours to keep – even after the game is no longer available to new customers for free.”
Thus, even if you already own the current free games or don’t plan on playing them anytime soon, you might as well login and add them to your library and it’s yours for always.
Now, since the GTA V free sale is over but some more games are being made available by the company, which will available free of cost on weekly basis. Let’s check below for some more games.
Epic Games Store: What’s free right now in the store :
June 4 – June 11, 2020: Overcooked
In Overcooked, which was initially released in 2016, is having two modes: single as well as multiplayer (upto 4 players),
where players play as chefs in a kitchen and they need to do a chef’s regular work like taking orders,
cooking, as well as cleaning dishes — but in a given time limit. As the level increases. the players difficulty also increases proportionally.
Overcooked is currently available on Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 as well as on the Nintendo Switch.
How to download Overcooked
To download Overcooked game, the gamers have to first create an Epic Games account on the Epic Games website, which is free.
Then search for the game Overcooked on the online store and the they can download it or simply just purchase and add it into their Epic Games account for the future.
Epic Games Store free games: what’s coming next?
June 11 – June 18, 2020 : Next week’s game is also a mystery as Epic Games has not officially declared which game would be made available for free.
But a recent leak, predicted the Borderlands bundle, but didn’t nail the Overcooked choice.
Earlier, it was predicted that Ark: Survival Evolved would be in the rotation so we may yet see that one pop up.
August 13, 2020 : When the new game A Total War Saga: Troy will be launched on the Epic Game Store it will be made free for the first 24 hours.
In the month of May, in total 5 games were made freely available on week to week basis by the Epic Games Team which includes:
Borderlands: The Handsome Collection ( May 28 – June 4, 2020)
Civilization 6 ( May 21 – May 28, 2020)
Grand Theft Auto 5 ( May 14 – May 21, 2020 )
Death Coming ( May 7 – May 14, 2020 )
Crashlands ( April 30 – May 7, 2020 )
Amnesia: The Dark Descent ( April 30 – May 7, 2020 )
On the similar grounds, Battle Royale game PUBG just got a limited period discount for PC users on Steam recently. PUBG will be free to play for this weekend on PC platform Steam.
This was announced on the social media accounts of PUBG. The post reads, “From June 4th to 8th, PUBG is Free To Play and 50% off. #PlayApartTogether with PUBG and Steam!”
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