20 May, 2017
But this weekend, you'll be able to see what the service is all about without putting in a single dime.
From May 18th to the 21st, Microsoft is offering free online multiplayer to all Xbox Live players.
What's more, the company is making Minecraft: Xbox One Edition available to download and play for free, throughout the duration of the event. From the backwards compatiblity sale on until Monday, to an all-access multiplayer event that has just gone live, Xbox gamers should have no problem finding something to do this weekend!
Until May 21, everyone around the world can play any Xbox games that they own online with friends and family, at no additional cost, on the Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Additionally, the Xbox One edition of Minecraft will be unlocked during the limited time event. Then enjoy a weekend of free multiplayer and block building. Check out the trailer below for more details. That means you get 3 extra months - a $25 value - for free.