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Microsoft Brings FREEdom Campaign; Warframe, World of Tanks, Star Trek Online, DC Universe Online Treats 'Till Feb. 28

By Elizabeth Mefford , Jan 18, 2017 04:10 AM EST

Microsoft just rolled out a new promotional campaign for Xbox Live Rewards program members. Several free-to-play video games are reportedly being offered via the FREEdom Rewards campaign. In addition, Windows 10 has reportedly added a new Game Mode for improved performance.

Complete In-Game Milestones In Star Trek Online, World Of Tanks

Xbox One gamers reportedly received an email from Microsoft promoting the new FREEdom Rewards campaign. Note that only gamers who enrolled in the Xbox Live Rewards program may benefit from the new promotional campaign. Furthermore, the campaign is expected to allure more gamers to try out the free-to-play video games on the Xbox One.

It has further been revealed that gamers may take part in the campaign all month long until the end of February. Microsoft revealed that free-to-play games would include World of Tanks, DC Universe Online, Star Trek Online and Neverwinter. In addition, previously purchasable in-game items may also be given for free.

For instance, Warframe players may be tasked with unlocking five Xbox Achievements that may give them 75 in-game Platinum currency in return. Microsoft is further encouraging users to spend real money on free-to-play games. It has been noted that Microsoft would reward item purchasing with 2,000 to 3,000 Reward credits to use with the Xbox Live Rewards program.

New Game Mode On Microsoft Windows 10 Gets A Boost

In other news, Microsoft reportedly added a new gaming mode as part of the upcoming Creators update. Microsoft further noted that the new mode will boost gaming performance on Windows 10. Microsoft Head of Platform Engineering for the Xbox Mike Ybarra further confirmed that improved performance across Win32 and Universal Windows Platform titles may be expect.

Microsoft also announced the release of several visual elements for Game Mode this week. The feature is expected to be fully operational in builds thereafter. Microsoft is yet to reveal any more details on the limitations of the new feature as well as the exact release date.

 

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