In today's world it's no surprise that gamers are lacking in funds to support their hobby. With most new releases costing $60 and subscription services required for many online features, gaming can be an expensive habit.
Have no fear, here's some Valentine's day cheer: Xbox Live Gold is now available for free in the U.S. and Canada. Xbox Live subscribers can now access features only available to Xbox Live Gold members including multiplayer gaming, video Kinect and entertainment applications, however, further subscriptions may be needed to use certain apps.
Xbox Live Gold will be available for free in the U.S. and Canada through Sunday, February 16 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time. So get going, boot up that Xbox, plug in that mic and spend Valentine's day weekend with some friends, or strangers.