I somehow managed to miss the announcement of
on Origin, and so when the Battlefield 4 freebie was revealed today I thought it was part of some exciting, new way to deal up free stuff. It's not, obviously, but that's not important: What's important is that you can now blow an entire week on Battlefield 4 at absolutely no cost.
is kind of like
On the House
, except that instead of a straight-up giveaway, the games in question come with an expiry date—and instead of playing
Wing Commander 3
, you're playing Titanfall or Battlefield 4. It offers "full access to the entire gameplay experience," and progress is saved so if you decide to spring for a game after the free trial expires, you can pick up where you left off.
Battlefield 4 will be available through Game Time
until August 14
, but the one-week of free play won't actually begin until the first time you launch the game. Get it