Battlefield 1 is free for the weekend on Steam

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EA's faux-First World War shooter Battlefield 1 is free for Amazon Prime subscribers—for keeps—until August 4. And if you're not a Prime subscriber but still want to play Battlefield 1 without paying for it? You're not going to believe this but I've got good news for you, too.

Until July 25, Battlefield 1 Revolution, which includes the base game plus four expansion packs originally included with the premium pass and the Red Baron, Lawrence of Arabia, and Hellfighter content packs, is free to play for the weekend on Steam. That gets you full access to the singleplayer campaign and multiplayer battles of up to 64 players. And if you dig it and want to make the game yours forever, any progress you make during the free weekend will carry over.

It's also a good time to spring for it: Battlefield 1 Revolution is on sale on Steam for $5/£4/€5 until August 4. On the other hand, if you're really just here for the free stuff, that's cool too: Be sure to check out our running list of all the free games you can grab right now.

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.