February 17, 2020 Assassin’s Creed Syndicate has joined next week’s lineup of free Epic Games Store titles.
The latest Epic Store giveaways are live, and this week’s selection of free games includes one of the biggest RPG games of the past handful of years – Kingdom Come: Deliverance – alongside a stylish indie – Aztez. Epic has also revealed next week’s free titles, which now not only includes card-based strategy game – Faeria – but one of the best games in Ubisoft’s historical murder series, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate.
AC Syndicate is a late addition to the lineup, added to the store page a few days after new games are typically revealed. (This has also given us a chance to realise that Ubisoft’s marketing copy – in use on Steam, as well – mentions co-protagonist Jacob Frye by name, but not fellow star Evie Frye. Videogame marketing remains a weird, terrible place.)
Next week’s games go live on February 20 at 8:00 PST / 11:00 EST / 16:00 GMT, and will be available until February 27. Faeria is a nifty blend of traditional card battling and table building, but this isn’t the first time it’s been free. It launched into Early Access in 2016 as a single-purchase title, went free-to-play later that year, and eventually went back to a buy-to-play model in 2018. And now it’s free again. (The more things change, et cetera.)
For today’s free games, you can head to the Epic Games Store to claim them – as always, once they’re in your library, they’re yours to keep forever. Kingdom Come: Deliverance is the headliner – a massive RPG that brings a Skyrim-style open-world to a grimmer, more mundane version of Europe. You can also pick up Aztez – a well-reviewed indie brawler with a gorgeous style.
Epic’s giveaways were originally only scheduled to run through 2019, but the company’s decided to continue distributing free games throughout 2020 – and many of those weekly promotions have given out games two at a time.
You can also check out plenty of free Steam games, if you need your PC titles collected under a different roof.