Steam is gearing up to offer gamers a chance to play Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex First Assault Online for free this weekend. Fans of the classic anime series can hit the streets this weekend as a member of Section 9 in an effort to protect a futuristic Japan.

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Online is free to play on Steam this weekend

From Steam:

Spread the word and dive in all weekend long to become a member of Section 9, an elite force of cybernetically enhanced combat operatives who connect through cyberspace to protect society and fight terrorists on the bleak streets of a futuristic Japan. We need YOUR help in this fight against cyber terrorism!

The free weekend event has already kicked off and will continue through May 1 at 1 p.m. PDT/4 p.m. EDT. As a bonus, Steam is also offering up to 50% off select early access packs.