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Amazon Prime members can bag 10 free games this holiday season
Get Dishonored 2 and a bunch of other games for free as part of your regular Amazon Prime subscription
➡️ The Shortcut Skinny: Amazon holiday gaming
🎁 Amazon is giving 10 free games to Prime members for the holiday season
⚔ You’ll be able to pick up Arkane’s acclaimed stealth RPG Dishonored 2
👊 Alongside a bunch of older Japanese fighting games
😁 There’ll be your to claim and keep forever from December 27
Amazon Prime is giving away 10 free games this holiday season for all Prime members to bag and keep forever.
Leading the pack is Arkane’s acclaimed action RPG Dishonored 2, an industrial-fantasy stealth game that returns you to the teleporting boots of a supernatural assassin. It’s gained something of a cult following since releasing in 2016 for its wonderfully creative level design and slick mystical gadgetry. Think Thief or Deus Ex set in a gritty Victorian-esque magical world and made for modern hardware.
Joining it will be three Metal Slug games – Metal Slug, Metal Slug X and Metal Slug 3. The side-scrolling shooter series is a classic of the run-and-gun genre, and still holds up today for its relentless, streaming enemies and tough boss encounters. Also coming are several older Japanese fighting games, including The Last Blade and The King of Fighter 2003.
Amazon isn’t just a place to secure a PS5 restock, it’s slowly shoring itself up to be a reliable source of older, but still fantastic, blockbuster games. In total, Amazon’s holiday giveaway this year will include:
⚔ Dishonored 2
🐌 Metal Slug
🔫 Metal Slug X
🦿 Metal Slug 3
👊 Real Bout Fatal Fury
👑 The King of Fighters 2003
🗡 The Last Blade
🤺 The Last Blade 2
✨ Twinkle Star Sprites
🕹 SNK 40th Anniversary Collection
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Every game will be up to claim from December 27, 2022, through to January 3, 2023. You’ll need to be an Amazon Prime subscriber to bag them, but they’ll stay tied to your account and available to redownload even after your membership expires. To pick them up, head over to the Amazon Prime Gaming homepage.
As usual, a bunch of other in-game item packs and goodies will also be available to grab, including a Candy Crush and Boons TD 6 bundle.
These holiday season freebies come as an extra surprise, but don’t replace this month’s current slate of Prime Gaming giveaways. Subscribers have until the end of the month to pick up several other free games, including Quake, Spinch, and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.
It hasn’t been a bad year for Amazon Prime Gaming. Back in October, the subscription service gave away Middle-earth: Shadow of War and Total War: Warhammer 2, and last month members were able to nab Fallout: New Vegas completely for free. They might not be the latest triple-A releases, but it’s worth keeping your eye on all the Prime Gaming giveaways if you’re already a member of Amazon’s premium subscription service.