‘Assassin’s Creed II’ free for Xbox Live Gold members July 16-31

Xbox Live Gold members: Mark your calendars for July 16, when Ubisoft’s critically-acclaimed “Assassin’s Creed II” becomes the next game featured in the Xbox Live Games with Gold program. Normally 1600 Microsoft Points, “Assassin’s Creed II” can be downloaded on Xbox 360 for free by Xbox Live Gold members between July 16 and July 31.  After you download it, the game is yours to keep.

The current Games with Gold game – “Defense Grid: The Awakening” – is free for Xbox Live Gold members until July 15.

The Games with Gold program is a way to say thanks to the community, giving Xbox Live Gold members two free games to keep each month. Read the Xbox Wire blog post for more, or visit the Games with Gold website.

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Steve Clarke
Microsoft News Center Staff