Trion Worlds to offer Defiance free on Steam this weekend, series marathon to coincide

 
Trion Worlds has announced that this Memorial Day weekend there will be a a free PC trial on Steam for the hit open-world title ‘Defiance’, at the same time fans can watch the show from the very beginning on the Syfy network.
 
Trion Worlds and Syfy made the announcement earlier this week, the joint promotion for the critically acclaimed TV Show and online game, “Defiance” last through this holiday weekend. Fans interested in catching up on the series can do so throughout Memorial Day weekend as the first six episodes will air back-to-back on Saturday, May 25th from 4-11pm on Syfy. All six episodes, and a season-to-date feature recap, will be available on Video on Demand (VOD) and for online viewing on Syfy.com throughout the weekend. In conjunction with the television replay, Trion will offer the opportunity for players who have not previously experienced the early TV tie-in game content to jump in-game and play alongside lead characters Nolan and Irisa in the early episodic content.
 
Gamers who have yet to explore the open world shooter can try it on PC for free on Steam from May 23rd at 10:00am PDT to May 26th at 1:00pm PDT. Steam is also offering a weekend long sale on Defiance for those whose thirst for alien technology and open world action isn’t satisfied by the trial. Both the Standard Edition and Digital Deluxe Edition will be 30% off. In addition, Steam will also be running a sale on “Bits,” the in-game currency for Defiance, during which customers will get more “Bits” for their money. Note: If players have previously completed the Nolan and Irisa missions, these missions will not be available during this Rewind Weekend.
 
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