Major Nelson has revealed on his blog
that gamers can enjoy the perks of an Xbox LIVE Gold subscription free of charge this weekend in various countries.
The announcement means that free Xbox LIVE is currently available to everyone in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States.
You can enjoy online multiplayer, as well as the plethora of new apps which have been introduced recently. For example, you can log into TA from your console using the Internet Explorer app or enjoy your favourite TV show using some of the on-demand services.
The event is set to end on Sunday, but no specific end time has been confirmed.