Modern Combat 5: Blackout for Windows Phone is now free-to-play with Xbox Live support

Fans of Modern Combat 5: Blackout for Windows Phone can now play the modern-day military shooter for free from now on. Publisher Gameloft has turned the game into a free-to-play title with its latest update, which includes adding Xbox Live support.

Here's what else is new with this update:

  • SUPPORT CLASS REPORTING FOR DUTY! - Heal allies; Let your teammates respawn on the spot they died
  • WEAPONS APLENTY - Extra weapon tier; New Light Machine Gun
  • MULTIPLAYER BONANZA - Dominate enemies on two beloved Modern Combat maps: Scramble and Overtime; Vote for the next map you want to battle on; Get revenge in Squad Battles by asking for a rematch.; Climb the Solo and Squad multiplayer leagues.
  • ALL-NEW MULTIPLAYER MODE: ZONE CONTROL - Capture and defend areas to rack up score superiority
  • MORE CHARACTER CUSTOMIZATION -- Weapon camos, masks, logos and kill signs

As of this writing, the Windows 8.1 version of Modern Combat 5 has not been updated to be a free-to-play game; it's still $3.99. We will update this post or create a new one when or if that happens.

Thanks to everyone for the tips!

Download Modern Combat 5: Blackout from the Windows Phone Store

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John Callaham