Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China is free today from Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China is a 2D spinoff of the Assassin's Creed series with some "pleasingly hefty melee combat" and a heavy focus on stealth, similar to Mark of the Ninja but very good in its own right. We scored it 83/100 in our 2015 review, calling it a "refreshingly pared back" take on the series. And today, it is yours for the taking from Ubisoft

The game has actually been free since February 1, but it somehow escaped our notice until just now. It's free until 6 pm local time on February 5, which as of this moment means you've got about five hours left to claim it. All you need to do is register a Ubisoft account if you don't have one, or log into the site if you do, and it will automatically be added to your Uplay library. 

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.