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Defiance free to play on Steam this weekend

Defiance on sale, free to play on Steam this weekend
Defiance, Trion World's transmedia MMO made in conjunction with SyFy, is offering a free chunk of to players on Steam this weekend. The trial will be paired with 30 percent discount of the full game, bringing it down to $42 for the standard edition.

If you're more interested in the television show, SyFy will air all six previously seen episodes on Monday night, starting at 4 p.m. local time and running until 11 p.m. SyFy's website will also be streaming episodes and offering a mid-season recap for those looking to catch up in as little time as possible. The show was recently cleared for a second season.
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SIT BACK AND REWIND OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WITH DEFIANCE™



Experience the game for free with a PC trial on Steam, and watch the show from the beginning on Syfy!



May 23, 2013 - Trion Worlds and Syfy today announced a joint promotion for the critically acclaimed TV Show and online game, Defiance™. Fans interested in catching up on the series can do so throughout Memorial Day weekend as the first six episodes will air back-to-back on Monday, May 27th from 4-11pm on Syfy. All six episodes, and a season-to-date feature recap, will be available on Video on Demand (VOD) and for online viewing on Syfy.com throughout the weekend. In conjunction with the television replay, Trion will offer the opportunity for players who have not previously experienced the early TV tie-in game content to jump in-game and play alongside lead characters Nolan and Irisa in the early episodic content.



Gamers who have yet to explore the open world shooter can try it on PC for free on Steam from May 23rd at 10:00am PDT to May 26th at 1:00pm PDT. Steam is also offering a weekend long sale on Defiance for those whose thirst for alien technology and open world action isn't satisfied by the trial. Both the Standard Edition and Digital Deluxe Edition will be 30% off. In addition, Steam will also be running a sale on "Bits," the in-game currency for Defiance, during which customers will get more "Bits" for their money.



Other retailers will also be running sales across all platforms during the Memorial Day Weekend.



Note: If players have previously completed the Nolan and Irisa missions, these missions will not be available during this Rewind Weekend.



Defiance is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information on Defiance, please visit www.Defiance.com.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.