Watch and win as we play darkly beautiful platformer Limbo tonight on Twitch

Every weekend, Windows Central streams an Xbox One game or two on Twitch for 1-2 hours and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. It's like a live podcast, only you also get to watch a game while chatting with our awesome readers and viewers!

Tonight at 8pm Central (9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific, 2am GMT), we'll be playing Limbo from Danish developer Playdead. Limbo is a dark and stylish puzzle platform that made waves on Xbox 360 before eventually launching on Xbox One. Not only will be giving out free copies of Limbo for Xbox One and Steam, we'll also be joined in chat by a member of the game's development studio!

Update: The stream has ended. Read on for the YouTube replay video to see Paul playing Limbo as a member of Playdead answers viewer questions, plus the list of contest winners!


When a young boy discovers his sister has gone missing, he sets out on a journey to find her. Unfortunately for him, the world of Limbo is dark and filled with deadly traps that can kill him in gruesome ways.

Limbo's puzzles require plenty of trial and error, but the game's striking black and white art style and fascinating world will keep players enthralled throughout the adventure. Join us on Twitch tonight to see why Limbo was such a big hit and possibly win a copy of your own!

  • LIMBO – Xbox One – 212.46 MB – $9.99 – Xbox Store
  • LIMBO – Xbox 360 – 118 MB – $9.99 – Xbox Store
  • LIMBO – Windows, Mac, and Linux – $9.99 – Steam Link

The Contest

We'll be streaming Limbo for 90 minutes tonight, starting at 8pm Central (9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific, 2am GMT). During that time, we'll be giving out a total of 15 game codes:

  • 10 for Xbox One
  • 5 for Steam

To enter, just follow me at (making sure to enable email notifications!) and tune in during the stream. You can watch the stream right here in this post, but you need to actually participate in the stream chat to have a chance at winning. We'll deliver codes to the winners via Twitch message (PM) during the stream. No code begging!

I'll be available for a few minutes before and after the stream if you have any questions or just want to say hi. If you enjoy the stream, be sure to check our schedule and come back for more!


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Streaming schedule

Want to know what's next for Windows Central's Twitch programming? Here's this week's schedule. The stream always starts at the same time: 8pm Central (9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific, 1am GMT).

  • Monday, March 30 : PlayStation Vita night! After this week, Vita night will be moving to Wednesday.
  • Wednesday, April 1: Xbox One night. See the latest Xbox One games and/or join us for multiplayer in classic games like Fibbage, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, and Dragon Age: Inquisition.
  • Thursday, April 2: Tyler night! Watch co-host Tylerh1701 take the reins and play games of his choice. After this week, Tyler night moves to Monday.
  • Saturday, April 4: Geometry Wars 3: Evolved from Activision. Check out the new Evolved update that makes Geometry Wars 3 better than ever, and maybe even win a copy of your own!

We hope you'll tune in as often as you can! Set a recurring alarm on your phone so you'll always know when it's time for the stream to start.



The following winners can look forward to a dark and gruesome good time with Limbo!

Xbox One

  • Grizzlystrong
  • Zonetroper
  • Souza_rs
  • Topgoudaselect
  • Qwe123878
  • Yup84
  • Nullvectorq
  • Felisnigripes
  • Kenzibit
  • oxagarh


  • Millarke
  • Lightcycle45
  • Kenxia
  • Co0lzzz
  • Rlasten

Thanks to Playdead for providing tonight's prizes. Thanks also to our Twitch stream moderators for keeping the peace and giving away the prizes!

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