The free weekend of Xbox Live is back, and this time it?s confirmed and official! Microsoft has announced that the free weekend of Xbox Live Gold sponsored by Verizon, will be available to all 360 owners with at least a DSL connection and a Silver account during the weekend of March 31 (Friday) through April 2 (Sunday). The [a]http://www.xbox.com/en-US/promotions/livegoldweekend/schedule.htm[aa]event schedule[/a] for the weekend features a huge list of games and times for gamers to play together. Be sure to notice that the times given for the schedule are pacific standard time.
Everyone playing over Live during this particular weekend can join in on special competitions as well. These competitions include ?Play and Win? contests (which give you the chance to win faceplates, among many other prizes, and the chance to play against the Xbox Team and Ubisoft?s Frag Dolls), the Verizon One Million Microsoft Points giveaway (which gives away 500 points to gamers, while supplies last), and Xbox Live Arcade leader board tournaments.