This week’s Xbox Free Play Days to celebrate Anime Month

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Xbox Free Play Days is back this week, and this time things are just a little different. This week’s event is themed to celebrate Anime Month, with three games available for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers to play from Thursday, February 2nd through Sunday, February 5th. Or in the case of For Honor, the game will be available through Thursday, February 9th.

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker

The Naruto franchise is back with a brand new experience in NARUTO TO BORUTO: SHINOBI STRIKER! This new game lets gamers battle as a team of 4 to compete against other teams online! Graphically, SHINOBI STRIKER is also built from the ground up in a completely new graphic style. Lead your team and fight online to see who the best ninjas are!”

For Honor

Discover For Honor®, a groundbreaking melee action game developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with other Ubisoft studios.

Choose your warrior from the Knights, the Vikings, and the Samurai.

Storm castles and fortresses in massive battles, and confront bosses in intense duels.

Choose from offline single-player campaign or online multiplayer.

Wield the weight of your weapon, and feel the power of every strike.”

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising combines a thrilling adventure through ancient ruins with the tale of one town’s rise from the ashes.

Drawn by lenses and other treasure in the nearby Runebarrows, our heroes learn that the town is struggling to rebuild after an earthquake and decide to help. Along the way, they’ll resolve disputes between eager adventurers and wary locals who don’t think the Barrows should be disturbed. And they’ll learn more about each other’s reasons for seeking treasure, deepening their bonds in the process.

As you will learn, these Runebarrows hide a great secret that has fateful implications for one of the characters. What begins as a simple treasure hunt turns into a dark conspiracy that will shake the world and plant seeds that carry over into the main story of Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes.

The game will introduce a portion of Eiyuden Chronicle’s cast of characters in an original story with thrilling action and engaging town-upgrading elements.

There will be some perks for players that link the game with Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes.

The name of one character from the Eiyuden Chronicle franchise has been changed from JB to CJ.

Wrap up

Each of these games are purchasable at discounts throughout the Xbox Free Play Days event. You can learn more about the program over on the Xbox Free Play Days FAQ page.

Featured image via Bandai Namco.