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

Xbox Live free this weekend for various apps trial 

Microsoft plans to unlock its Xbox LIVE subscription service starting this Thursday, April 19 until Monday, April 23 for everyone. This includes Silver members, who will be able to try out the various apps available on the service. Also, Hulu Plus2, Netflix3 and EPIX4 will will offering free trials to new users as part of this promotion in the US during the same period. The full list of apps unlocking for those in the US is posted below, other regions should check with the Xbox 360 dashboard for specific details. You will still need XBL Gold status to play games online. This is for the apps only.

  • CinemaNow
  • Crackle
  • Dailymotion
  • EPIX4
  • ESPN
  • HBO GO
  • Hulu Plus2
  • iHeartRadio
  • Last.fm
  • MSN
  • Netflix3
  • Syfy
  • TMZ
  • UFC
  • Verizon
  • VEVO
  • Vudu
  • Xfinity TV on Demand
  • YouTube

About the Author

Stephany Nunneley avatar

Stephany Nunneley

News Editor

Half-blind/half-dyslexic, bad typist, wine enthusiast, humanitarian, intellectual savant, idiot savior, lover of all things nonsensical, animal hoarder and highly sarcastic.

Support VG247

You give us money, we give you an ad-free reading experience, merch discounts, a newsletter every month, and elite status amongst your friends.

See more information


More News

Latest Articles

VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

VG247 Merch