theHunter: Call of the Wild is free to play on Xbox One consoles this weekend

Brad Stephenson

theHunter: Call of the Wild video game on Xbox One

The theHunter: Call of the Wild is now free to play in full on Xbox One consoles for all Xbox Live Gold subscribers.

The free play period will last all weekend until Sunday, June 30th at 11:59 p.m. PDT and, as with previous Free Play Weekend promotions, players will be able to play all of the main content in the game as if they had bought it outright.

theHunter: Call of the Wild, as its name suggests, is a hunting game which tasks players with tracking and hunting a variety of wildlife. Players can play by themselves or team up with seven other gamers for an online group hunting experience.

Here’s the official game description and trailer:

theHunter: Call of the Wild offers the most immersive hunting experience ever created. Step into a beautiful open world teeming with life, from majestic deer and awe-inspiring bison, down to the countless birds, critters and insects of the wilderness. Every inch of the 50-square mile world is crafted using Apex, award-winning technology crafted by Avalanche Studios during a decade of developing explosive action games. In addition to its rich single player experience, theHunter: Call of the Wild offers unique multiplayer options – cooperative and competitive – for up to 8 players. Share the ultimate hunting experience, and earn those bragging rights!

As part of the promotion, theHunter: Call of the Wild is also currently being sold in the Microsoft Store with a 40% discount for the next three days.

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