Xbox Live Latest News & Update: ‘Borderlands: The Handsome Collection’ Now Free For All Players; How To Avail

By V Doctor , Updated Oct 28, 2016 02:40 PM EDT

Xbox players are in for a big treat as the digital version of "Borderlands: The Handsome Collection" is free right now on the Xbox Store and all members of Xbox Live are invited to play regardless of their membership status. Microsoft is inviting all Xbox Live members who do not have a Gold membership to play online with their friends during their Multiplayer All-Access event which will run from October 27 to 30 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Major Nelson says that this is an awesome opportunity for players from both consoles to experience on of the most salient features of an Xbox Live Gold membership. However, when it comes to playing multiplayer online, network reliability plays a very important factor; players should log in now to see if their network subscription in able to deliver.

If that sounds exciting enough already, Microsoft is ramping it up with letting players sample an Xbox One game to play with friends absolutely free. Xbox Live will be treating all Xbox Live members free access to play "Borderlands: The Handsome Collection" until October 30.

Xbox Live players will be able to experience highest performance and highest quality of graphics for any "Borderlands" game that has been played on the console. One can even invite his friends over to enjoy the game's split screen mode in HD on Xbox. 

VG 24/7 reports that the free game, "Borderlands: The Handsome Collection," has been made absolutely free on the Xbox Games Store earlier. While this was thought to be a bug initially since it give a player access to two games which are included in a bundle, it is not a bug and was intentionally released by Xbox for free.

The two games which come with the bundle are "Borderlands 2" and "Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel" and these can be grabbed by Xbox players right now to commence downloading. The bundle "Borderlands: The Handsome Collection" will be available throughout the entire weekend as a free title which makes it just in time before Halloween starts.

Xbox players should log on now to get in the action and to make things even better, invite their friends over to play with them. More updates on Xbox Live and "Borderlands: The Handsome Collection" are expected soon.

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