Microsoft has announced Xtival 07, a European event set to take place from November 23 to 26. During the event all Xbox LIVE members will have access to Gold level functionality for free, making it the perfect time to try out online multiplayer on your Xbox 360.

Gamers are also promised a host of events, competitions and exclusive downloads, details of which will be announced shortly on Existing Xbox LIVE Gold members also get a treat, with the promise of headline acts.