Microsoft has announced that you can hook up with mates for some free Xbox Live gaming for the rest of this week, courtesy of the Free Play Days event.

The free taster kicked off earlier today and runs until February 19 at 8.00am GMT, covering both Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms. In addition, you can also test drive Rainbow Six Siege and NBA 2K18 during this time at no extra charge. 

Both games are available to download now for free even if you don't have an Xbox Live Gold account. It's also worth remembering that Rainbow Six Siege is free to play on all platforms until February 20.

In case you missed it, Microsoft announced two new games for its Xbox One backwards compatibility lineup earlier this week. 

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