If you have not tried Battlefield 1 yet, this may be the opportunity to do it this weekend. Electronic Arts and DICE have announced that Battlefield 1, a game that received a major update recently, can be played for free on Xbox One and PC via Origin next weekend, March 3-6.

Electronic Arts announces, through the website dedicated to its franchise, that free access will be offered for a weekend and via two channels.

Between March 3rd from 6pm and March 6th at 8:59 am, players on PC and Xbox One who have an Xbox Live Gold subscription will be able to try out Battlefield 1 in solo or in multiplayer mode to join their friends who already own this game. All content will be accessible.

Between March 3rd from 2pm and until March 6th at 7pm, a trial version will be also available for download on Origin, the download platform of Electronic Arts. Here, we are talking about 10 hours of gameplay, solo with the first two war stories and multiplayer on 5 maps.

Note that the data and progress in the game will be retained for those deciding to acquire the full version of the game thereafter.

Battlefield 1 is now available in digital format and physical media for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Recently, EA has revealed some details about the next downloadable content that is on the way to the game via 'Premium Pass'. The DLCs included in the Battlefield 1 Premium Pass are called They Shall Not Pass, In the Name of the Tsar, Turning Tides and Apocalypse.