The Xbox 360 still has a lot of owners and players even though it's approaching its 10th birthday. This weekend, owners of the console who don't already have a paid Xbox Live Gold subscription can play online in multiplayer games. This will last until the end of the day on Sunday, October 11.
The free weekend is available in all regions of the world where the Xbox 360 is officially available. Of course, it's also meant to entice anyone who doesn't have an Xbox Live Gold subscription to finally buy one. In addition to online multiplayer, it also offers both Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners at least two free games for each console to download every month. Indeed, the normal prices of the free games usually makes getting the Xbox Live Gold subscription worth in in its first month: