Bethesda launches free trial for Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

It's also discounted at 40-50% off across multiple platforms.

Bethesda's hit first-person shooter Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus launched this past October to widespread critical acclaim, and for those interested gamers who nonetheless couldn't justify the $60 price tag, now's your chance. The game is currently on sale at 40% off for the Xbox One ($35.99) and 50% off for the PlayStation 4 and PC ($29.99) via the Steam retailing service.

As an additional bonus, Bethesda recently launched a Free Trial for Wolfenstein 2. You can now download and play the first level of the game completely free of charge over the Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Should you enjoy the free trial and decide to purchase Wolfenstein 2, all progress will transfer over upon installing the full game.

The New Colossus launched as a sequel to the award-winning original remake, Wolfenstein: The New Order, and for all appearances it definitely seems worthy of its predecessor. The gameplay in Wolfenstein 2 has been described as an insane, utterly over-the-top experience that manages to couple ridiculous gunplay and theatrics with a story that is as breathtaking as it is gruesome.

Players take on the role of William "BJ" Blazkowicz, protagonist of the series and hardened Nazi killer. As the player progresses through the story they'll regroup with familiar faces from The New Order as well as a host of new characters, each intent upon liberating the United States from the grip of post-war Germany. New features include the ability to duel wield different kinds of weapons, numerous gadgets to aid BJ in navigating his environment, and a fresh new setting filled to the brim with enemies to fight.

For more information on the free trial, check out the official announcement on Bethesda's website. Looking for more details on Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus? Check out our previous coverage of the game, or watch the launch trailer below: