I favored People Can Fly’s third-person shooter Outriders properly sufficient once I performed round with it final 12 months, though I am unable to disagree an excessive amount of with Morgan’s evaluation in his 63% evaluate that it pales compared to the studio’s earlier video games, Bulletstorm and Painkiller. I did not keep it up after launch although, and loads of others fell away with it: Its Steam numbers fell off from a peak concurrent participant depend of greater than 125,000 in April 2021 to a bit shy of two,600 over the previous 30 days.

Despite that decline (and that does not account for console and Game Pass gamers, remember), Outriders continues to be on the market and nonetheless rising: In reality, the Worldslayer growth, with new areas, gear, weapons, and endgame content material, is about to go reside on June 30. And as a result of Square Enix would very very like new gamers to provide it a shot (and lapsed gamers to return again), it is made Outriders absolutely free to play for the following three days on Steam: Until 10 am PT/1 pm ET on June 23, you may simply pop over to the shop  web page, punch the “play game” button, and, properly, play the game.

Any progress you make will carry over should you spring for the game on Steam after the free-play interval is completed, and should you’ve beforehand made headway with the Outriders demo (which, for the file, continues to be accessible), you may proceed from wherever you left off throughout this freebie. Speaking of which, if the free half-week convinces you to make the soar, Outriders can also be at present on sale on Steam for $22/£18/€22—the bottom it is each been, in keeping with IsThereAnyDeal—additionally till June 23.