Rainbow Six Siege, The Elder Scrolls Online free to play this week with Xbox Live Gold

What you need to know

  • Xbox Live Gold members can play The Elder Scrolls Online and Rainbow Six Siege for free this week.
  • Both games will be available to play free through September 3.
  • Both games are on sale as well. Rainbow Six Siege is available to buy for $12, while The Elder Scrolls Online is available for as little as $10.

Microsoft is running another set of free play days for a couple of Xbox One games this week. If you're an Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriber, you can check out The Elder Scrolls Online and Rainbow Six Siege without paying a dime through next week. Both games will be available to download and play through September 3.

The Elder Scrolls Online is a massively multiplayer game set in the expansive world of Tamriel with 23 zones. Players will also be able to access Morrowind content in addition to the base game.

Rainbow Six Siege, on the other hand, is a team shooter where teams of attackers and defenders go head-to-head over an objective. All maps and game modes will be available to play throughout the event, as well as 20 of the game's operators.

Both games are available to download from the Xbox Live Gold site and via the Xbox dashboard.

If you want to pick up where you left off after the free play days are over, both games and their various DLC are on sale this week as well. You can grab The Elder Scrolls Online for as little as $10. Rainbow Six Siege's Deluxe Edition is also available for $12.

Dan Thorp-Lancaster

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