GOG Galaxy Beta Makes Aliens vs Predator Classic 2000 Free For 48 Hours

By   /   Oct 15, 2014

For 48 hours, online store GOG.com is giving away Aliens vs Predator Classic 2000 for free. It’s part of their Beta launch of GOG Galaxy, their own third-party client for games.

To receive the free game, you’ll need to sign up for the Beta of GOG Galaxy, which is probably something you want to do anyway. The game will help determine the constraints of their service right now, so it’s win-win.

After you’ve signed up, you’ll likely need to wait a bit, as the game will be given to you as waves are sent out to add people to the Beta event.

This is unlike previous giveaways, however, where the store just handed out freebies without any ties. Other titles GOG has temporarily released for free include Duke Nukem 3D and older Fallout titles.

The Aliens vs Predator games are a milestone when it comes to the franchise. It offers the possibility of choosing three races, Aliens, Marines or Predator, for either singleplayer or multiplayer.

Multiplayer, in particular, was quite the change back in the day, including things like infrared vision for Predators or speedy wall crawling for Aliens. It could also be a bit jarring and disorienting at times, especially when the more angular textures distorted, but it’s still leagues about the modern counterpart in Aliens: Colonial Marines.

GOG Galaxy is sort of Steam for GOG users. Its most important difference is that it doesn’t force people to use the service.

Additionally, GOG Galaxy will allow you to connect to Steam and other platforms for cross-play, so you won’t need to make a compromise.

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