Assassin’s Creed 2 will be made available on July 16th through the Games with Gold promotion for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. Widely regarded as the game in the Assassin’s Creed franchise to set the tone and direction that the franchise would ultimately take, Assassin’s Creed 2 is simply a must play for fans who’ve yet to dig into the Assassin’s Creed universe.
Originally released back in 2009, Assassin’s Creed 2 is the first game in the series where Ubisoft introduced Ezio Auditore and the Italian Renaissance timeline.
The second in the Games with Gold promotion, those who download the game will be able to keep it with no strings attached. It’s a pure giveaway for those who are paying Xbox Live Gold subscribers, and the games are free to keep whether you keep your subscription or not. Announced back at E3 2013, The Games with Gold program will continue to give away free downloadable games to subscribers for the remainder of the year.