Xbox Gold members can play Halo 5: Guardian for free until July 5

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Almost a week ago, 343 Industries and Microsoft announced that Xbox Live Gold members would be able to download Halo 5: Guardians for free in celebration of the launch of Warzone Firefight, the eighth and largest content update that is now available.

Warzone Firefight introduces a new game mode, two new armors, three new maps, the Halo 2 Beam rifle, customization options that include HCS Pro League skins, a new Forge canvas, Score Attack for campaign, a new UNSC air vehicle and a new Warzone boss. For those without Gold, but the game is also being offered with a 50% discount through the Xbox Store.

For those players who’ve already purchased Halo 5: Guardians, logging into their accounts “for a limited time with this release” will reward them with a Gold REQ pack and additional packs if they win in the Warzone Firefight mode. Also, for a limited time, players will boost their chances of victory with the Spartan Recruit REQ Pack, which includes the Magnum with Extended Mag loadout and DMR loadout weapons, as well as three extra REQs for Scorpion, the Rocket Launcher and Sniper Rifle.

If you want to find out more about the new game modes, check out the trailer for Halo 5: Guardians Warzone Firefight:

Halo 5: Guardians was released on October 27, 2015 for the Xbox One. This is a first-person shooter video game about two fireteams of human supersoldiers on a mission to save a missing comrade. The game is normally priced at $59.99, and its installation files weigh in at 87.05 GB.

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