If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Live GTA IV play free to Silver members

But only for five days.

Microsoft plans to let Xbox Live Silver members play Grand Theft Auto IV online modes free for five days. This kind of treatment is usually reserved for Gold subscribers.

The promotion coincides with the launch of Grand Theft Auto IV downloadable expansion The Lost and Damned on 17th February, and ends on 22nd February.

Microsoft will hope the decision attracts more people to the Xbox 360-exclusive content, of course - a deal reports claimed cost rather a lot to secure.

The Lost and Damned follows rough-and-tumble biker Johnny Klebitz and the adventures of his motorbike gang, The Lost. You'll need to hand over 1600 MSP (GBP 13.60 / EUR 19.20) for the privilege, but Rockstar ensures us there's around one third of the original game's missions on offer, plus a slew of extra multiplayer modes.

And we were suitably impressed, as our hands-on impressions of Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned will point out.

Will you support Eurogamer?

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

About the Author

Robert Purchese avatar

Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer

Bertie is senior staff writer and Eurogamer's Poland-and-dragons correspondent. He's part of the furniture here, a friendly chair, and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better.

Comments

More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer.net Merch