Assassin's Creed II Available Free Now with Xbox Live Gold

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As announced last week, Ubisoft’s critically-acclaimed “Assassin’s Creed II”  is next up in the Xbox Live “Games with Gold” line-up and will be available as a free download for Xbox Live Gold members worldwide beginning tomorrow.*  Simply download the game directly on your Xbox 360 console or from the Marketplace so it automatically downloads to your Xbox next time you log on.

Normally  USD $19.99, “Assassin’s Creed II” is available for free download between July 16 and 31 and, like the other “Games with Gold” titles, it’s yours to keep forever. “Assassin’s Creed II” has a Metacritic score of 90 and received 27 E3 awards and nominations in 2010, including Spike TV’s “Best Action Adventure Game” award.

There also happens to be an “Assassin’s Creed” Franchise Sale, also available July 16 to 31, where you can score deals on additional “Assassin’s Creed” games and DLC.