Xbox Live Gold Goes Free After Down Weekend

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Last Saturday, Xbox users were left pondering, “What’s wrong?” as they attempted to access Xbox Live.

Nope, it wasn’t their consoles or even their internet connections; the system was clearly offline – sparked by what Microsoft would later describe as a “networking misconfiguration during routine maintenance” to VG247.com.

And while last weekend may have proven a bummer for Xbox users, this weekend probably won’t be. Why? Microsoft recently announced it’d offer Xbox Live Gold for free April 19-21…but let’s just hope it doesn’t go down this time around (Fingers crossed!). To receive the offer, go here (Xbox.com).

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