Guild Wars: Factions goes free, for a weekend

NCsoft's PC MMORPG Guild Wars: Factions will be free to play on your PC from 5pm on Friday 20 January until 8am on Monday 23 January.

Labouring under the epic name of the Guild Wars: Factions Global Free-For-All PvP Weekend Event, this online marathon will showcase the sequel's new features, including numerous new quests and areas, along with two new character classes: the Ritualist and the Assassin.

From tomorrow at 5pm GMT, gamers can head to www.guildwars.comand download all they need to play for the whole 63 hours. So long as they remember that the tomato sauce on pizza doesn't count towards their recommended five items of fresh fruit and vegetables per day.