Get Ancestors Legacy free with the new 'peasant edition'

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Medieval RTS game Ancestors Legacy (opens in new tab) dropped its price a couple of years ago, back when developer Destructive Creations added a five-mission Slav campaign (opens in new tab). If that wasn't enough to hook you, now there's a free version. Ancestors Legacy: Free Peasant Edition (opens in new tab) lets you play the multiplayer mode across all 17 of its maps as all four of its factions—the Vikings, Anglo-Saxons, Germans, and Slavs. You also get to play four missions from the Vikings campaign in singleplayer mode.

So yes, it is basically a fancy demo. Have you heard that videogame demos are making a comeback (opens in new tab)? But this has the added advantage of potentially revitalizing the multiplayer by bringing in some fresh blood, which would be nice for those diehards who've been hanging around since launch.

Ancestors Legacy: Free Peasant Edition (opens in new tab) is available on Steam. If you're interested in getting more things for zero dollars, here are the best free games (opens in new tab).

Jody Macgregor
Weekend/AU Editor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games (opens in new tab). He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun (opens in new tab), The Big Issue, GamesRadar (opens in new tab), Zam (opens in new tab), Glixel (opens in new tab), Five Out of Ten Magazine (opens in new tab), and (opens in new tab), whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was about the audio of Alien Isolation, published in 2015, and since then he's written about why Silent Hill belongs on PC, why Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale is the best fantasy shopkeeper tycoon game, and how weird Lost Ark can get. Jody edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and he eventually lived up to his promise to play every Warhammer videogame.