Dead Rising 2 is now free on Xbox Live

Microsoft and Capcom revealed on Aug. 16 that Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will be now available for free to Xbox LIVE Gold members as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold program for Xbox 360.

The two games Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will be available for free to Xbox LIVE Gold members until Aug. 31. And after that Microsoft will announce two other new games with Gold titles for the month of September, Halo 3 will be one of those games.

All Users can download the games by navigating to the Xbox Live dashboard and selecting them or by adding those to their consoles’ download queues on the Xbox Live website.

As a part of the Games with the Gold program the users will have full access to the titles even if the user’s Gold membership expires, so a Gold membership is obviously a worthwhile, if a user wants to download Dead Rising 2, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, or just some free Xbox 360 games.

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Dead Rising 2 which was developed by Blue Caste Games and was released in September 2010, the game now will feature a new main character, Chuck Greene, who must fight for survival in the zombie ridden Fortune City while protecting his ill daughter, Katey.

With an increased stress on combat and weapon customization, as compared to the original Dead Rising Dead Rising 2 is more action-packed.

Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will be available for free downloads on Xbox 360 until Aug. 31.