Play for Free on Xbox 360

Play for Free on Xbox 360

Lock and load, ark hunters: Defiance is now Free-to-Play on Xbox 360 for all Xbox Live Gold members! Prepare for a surge of arkfalls, hellbugs, and hulkers to sweep across consoles near you.

Just visit the Games Marketplace on your console to download Defiance for free and play today. Make sure to link your account to receive in-game loot and bonuses, and prepare for massive battles as new recruits join seasoned vets fighting for fame and fortune across the New Frontier!

Everyone with an Xbox Live Gold membership can install the game on Xbox 360:

  • At the Xbox 360 Dashboard:
    • Using the Left Bumper, navigate to the Games tab and press A.
    • Select Search Game and press A.
    • Enter “Defiance” and select the Defiance search result.
    • Select the Defiance image and press A.
    • Select Download and follow the prompts (where you want to install to, etc).
  • Once the Pending Download is complete, open the Xbox 360 Dashboard again.
    • Using the Left Bumper Switch to the Home tab.
    • Select Recent and press A.
    • Select Defiance and press A.
    • Select Play Now.
  • FYI:
    • You can also Pin the Defiance game to your My Pins or you can find it under My Games.
    • Once you run Defiance, you will then download the newest Defiance patch to get you completely up to date.
    • If you have already installed the disc-based version and have the newest patch there, you will not need to reload the Defiance specific patch again as the digital version will recognize it.

Already own Defiance? Everyone with a physical copy of Defiance for Xbox 360 (and a linked account) will receive special perks and bonuses as part of the switch! Owners’ rewards include:

  • Character Slots Base: 4
  • Loadouts Base: 5
  • Ark Keycode Base: 75
  • Inventory Slots Base: 70
  • 30-Day Paradise Patron Pass
  • Grant of 1000 Arkforge
  • Existing characters will retain any extra Character, Inventory, Loadout and Ark Keycode capacity they already have above the base numbers listed here.

Good hunting!

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