Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer demo hits Xbox One, Xbox 360 this weekend

In a first for the series, Activision will host a free multiplayer weekend for Call of Duty: Ghosts on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 starting March 7.

The downloadable demo offers up the Strikezone, Warhawk, and Prison Break maps across a selection of gameplay modes, including Search and Rescue, Domination and Team Deathmatch. Players will also get to sample the co-op Extinction mode, in which a team of soldiers fend off alien invaders on the Point of Contact map.

The multiplayer demo is open to all Xbox Live members, regardless of Gold subscription status. Call of Duty: Ghosts' free weekend continues through Monday, March 10.

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For the first time in Call of Duty® history, Activision and Infinity Ward, in partnership with Xbox, will be hosting a free Call of Duty®: Ghosts multiplayer demo on Xbox Live this coming weekend. Starting Friday, March 7th at 10:00 a.m. (PST) and going through Monday, March 10th, gamers on Xbox One and Xbox 360 will be able to jump on Xbox Live and try out Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer at no cost. The demo will include three multiplayer maps - Strikezone, Warhawk, and Prison break; three multiplayer modes - Search & Rescue, Domination and Team Deathmatch; and the original Extinction game mode - Point of Contact. Come Friday, gamers will just need to sign-in to Xbox Live, download the Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer demo, and get right into a match against friends, family, and anyone else enjoying the free demo weekend.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.