Syberia is free on GOG, but only until tomorrow

Let's get it out of the way right off the top: Syberia 3 is not good. Syberia 1, though, that's a different story altogether, a fact you can now confirm for yourself, for free, on GOG. 

The Syberia giveaway is to mark the release of Syberia 3: The Complete Journey on GOG, which is decidedly not free: It's on sale for $35, down from a regular price of $55. GOG's edition of the game includes the Automaton With a Plan DLC, the soundtrack (composed by Inon Zur), wallpaper, and avatars, which is why it's priced a little higher that the Steam release. 

I can't in good conscience recommend dropping 40 bucks on what we called a "terrible adventure game," but zero bucks on an adventure game classic? That, I can do. You've got until 10 am PT/1 pm ET on November 11 to grab it from GOG—and if you happen to already own either of the first two Syberia games on Steam, you can add them to your GOG library at no charge through GOG Connect

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.