There has been speculation as to when it was going to happen, but Assassin's Creed II (Xbox 360)
has now been officially confirmed as the next title to get the special treatment, courtesy of the "Games with Gold" program that Microsoft have been running since June. Commencing July 16th, gamers will be able to delve into the world of legendary assassin, Ezio Auditore, for the price of...absolutely nothing!
Mark your calendars for July 16 - Ubisoft’s critically-acclaimed “Assassin’s Creed II” will be 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, it is yours to keep.
In the meantime, Defense Grid: The Awakening
is available for free until July 15th as the current deal on "Games with Gold", and it can be downloaded right here
. Get sharpening those blades in preparation for July 16th, as there is potentially going to be a lot of blood being shed!