Canadian Freebies

September 1

Canadian Freebies: Jasmine & Bergamote EDT or Almond Shower Oil From L’Occitane Canada

Posted by on September 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Canadian Freebies: Jasmine & Bergamote EDT or Almond Shower Oil From L’Occitane Canada

I mentioned this deal earlier today in our weekly newsletter but I think that the offer is good enough to warrant a blog post of its own now. Over on the Facebook page of L’Occitane Canada, they’ve got an offer which you can claim to receive a free 35ml Almond Shower Oil or a free 7.5ml Jasmine & Bergamote Eau de Toilette. Here are the details:

If you redeem the coupon in-store, this deal is totally free! Just click through to Facebook above, like the page, hit “get offer” and follow the instructions.

As I write this, over 4,000 people have already claimed the offer. I’m not sure if they’re setting a limit as to the number they’re giving out… but if you’re interested, I’d claim the offer sooner rather than later.

Alternatively, you can use a coupon code online to get the same freebies, but you’d have to make a purchase to do so. To do that, here are the details:

  • Coupon Code: MINI
  • Discount: Free with a $35 spend & free shipping
  • Expires: 9th September 2014

The minimum spend is $35 for that, and you’d also get free shipping. Perhaps if you were placing an order anyway, this would be handy to throw in your shopping cart.

(Expiry 9th September 2014)

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August 31

Ancestry.ca Free Access Weekend!

Posted by on August 31, 2014 at 12:49 PM

Ancestry.ca Free Access Weekend!

This weekend on Ancestry.ca, they are offering totally free access to all of their global genealogy records. This only happens once every few months… so if you had planned on joining up to try and compile your family tree or track down a family member, now would be a good time to do so.

The free access on Ancestry.ca runs through to the end of Monday the 1st September 2014, so you have today and tomorrow to make use of the freebie.

Here’s a quick blurb about Ancestry.ca, in case you are not aware of what service they provide:

Discover the lives of your ancestors with FREE ACCESS to 1 billion new records from 67 countries around the world.

Ancestry.ca covers birth, death, marriage, immigration and occupation records and is a fantastic tool in building up your family tree.

My partner has been using Ancestry.ca quite a bit over the last few months. He is currently in the process of trying to track down a distant branch of family for his Great Uncle. This relative had a brother who passed away during World War 2, but they’ve completely lost touch with that side… his nieces and nephews, maybe great nieces and nephews, etc. As my partner is digging back through the trail of births, deaths and marriages, he keeps finding out little-known interesting facts about distant relatives. For example, he found out that his Great Uncle was involved in air raids that we’ve only ever heard about in English and American war movies, such as the Bismarck and the Tirpitz.

My partner tells me that if someone from another branch of your family is putting data on to Ancestry.ca, then it really helps you in your own search. So, as you’re doing your own research, you should definitely try and add as much information on to Ancestry.ca too – aiding others in the process of filling in their own familial gaps.

(Ends 1st September 2014)

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August 30

Free Blue Jays Cap With Head & Shoulders Canada Mail In Rebate

Posted by on August 30, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Free Blue Jays Cap With Head & Shoulders Canada Mail In Rebate

I do a lot of mail in rebates to save money but sometimes they offer something other than money. Head & Shoulders has a nice new mail in rebate that will get you a free Blue Jays baseball cap until September 21st, 2014.

This rebate caught my eye immediately because I am from Ontario and I have spent countless summers watching the Toronto Blue Jays play ball. I am a huge fan and would love to get this free baseball cap! I do not use Head & Shoulders, and I and pretty content with my current brand, so normally I would not buy it. My husband on the other hand does not care what brand of shampoo he uses, so I will be taking advantage of this offer and he will be using the products instead. It is a win-win situation because he gets the shampoo which he needs to use daily anyway, and I get the free hat!

Here is what you will need to do to get this free hat:

  • Purchase any two Head & Shoulders products.
  • Mail in the form from the link above
  • Include the original dated sales receipt with purchase price(s) circled and a hand-drawn or facsimile/photocopy of the UPC bar code from each product

To get this free hat, all purchases must be made between August 25, 2014 and September 21, 2014, and all requests must be received by September 30, 2014. There will be a limit of one free hat per household, which is pretty reasonable.

Just like any mail in rebate, there are some exclusions. Unfortunately, Quebec residents will miss out on this mail in rebate because it is not offered there. Additionally, it excludes trial and travel sizes, as well as value, bonus and gift packs.

After you have completed the form above and have sent it in, it will take about six to eight weeks for you to get your free hat.

(Expiry: 21st September 2014)

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August 30

Home Depot Canada: Free September Workshop

Posted by on August 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Home Depot Canada: Free September Workshop

Summer has pretty much come to an end and the kids are going back to school. That also means that after school activities are starting up, and there will be less time to do things as a family due to other activities. Home Depot realizes this and instead of cutting out all of their free monthly workshops for the year, they have just cut back.

For the month of September, they will be offering just one free workshop for families, but it is a good one. Sign up for free to take this workshop to learn how to build a bird house.

When and Who is this workshop for?

This workshop will be held on Saturday September 13th at 10am only. It will be available for all kids ages four years old to 12 years old, will be approximately two hours in length, and is a very fun and absolutely free activity to do. One parent must accompany the child to the workshop. Since there is only one in the month of September when they normally host about four of them, I suspect it will fill up fast. Click on the link above and pre-register your spot for your child to make sure you both get a spot to do this fun family activity. Since it is for a parent and child, it is a very good bonding experience.

What is the free Workshop?

In this free workshop, you will learn how to build a bird house for your yard. Children will be able to use a hammer and some glue to build their very own birdhouse absolutely free. All of the supplies will be ready and waiting for you, so you don’t need to bring anything. The example on the picture above is decorated with The Wizard of Oz which is kind of fun, but your child will be able to personalize their birdhouse with their own flare and style.

As I mentioned above, these workshops are very popular because not only are they free, they are a lot of fun as well. It is best to sign up early to ensure you get your spot.  If the location nearest you is already full, you can always choose another one.

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August 30

Nestle Baby Canada Program: Freebies For New Parents Worth Up To $130

Posted by on August 30, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Nestle Baby Canada Program: Freebies For New Parents Worth Up To $130

There are a few programs out there that you can get free baby items from when you are having a baby, and Nestle Baby is one of the better ones.  We have mentioned this program before, but it has been almost four years since then, so the deals have changed a lot. Not only will you get some great coupons just for signing up, you can also get some great free gifts as well.

I signed up for this program when I was pregnant with my first son four years ago, and although I loved what I got, the gifts are much better now. Currently, the free package you get is worth $130.

Here is a look at the free registration gift:

  • An infant formula sample
  • Infant nutrition samples
  • Stylish diaper bag with change pad
  • Coupons for Materna and other products
  • Materna Vitamins
  • Baby bottle
  • The Nestlé Start Healthy, Stay Healthy Baby Feeding Guide
  • Customized emails with tips, online tools, and videos

To get this free gift, all you have to do sign up and enter your information. There is no need to buy anything and it will not cost you anything to sign up. You do not need to have a baby to sign up. You can be trying or pregnant and still get all of the free gifts mentioned above.

I love freebies like this because as a new parent, there are so many selections out there. When I got mine, I held onto the samples until I had my baby and it came in handy.  It was a great way for me to try out a few different formulas and bottles without have to spend a ton of money on them. I also used the diaper bag every single day. The diaper bag that they are offering now is insulated, so it is perfect to store bottles if you are out and about. I also like how stylish it is. Mine was good quality, but not as stylish as the one they are offering right now.

Your package will be shipped for free within about six to eight weeks. I do remember however, mine being shipped a lot faster.

(Expiry: Currently ongoing)

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August 28

Free 7-Select Drink on Friday @ 7-Eleven Canada With App

Posted by on August 28, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Free 7 Select Drink on Friday @ 7 Eleven Canada With App

Tomorrow, pop into your local 7-Eleven to pick up a free 7-Select Drink (591 ml) when you use the 7-Eleven app on your phone.

For this deal, you will need your smart phone and the 7-Eleven app. You will also need to sign up for an account to view and use the coupons. When you arrive in store, you click on the offer for the free 7-Select Drink (it will also show you what percentage of digital coupons for the drink are still available). You will then have 15 minutes for the checkout till to scan the coupon on your phone.

7-Select is 7-Eleven’s own brand of drinks. I am not sure how much they retail for on a regular basis – but free is certainly a nice price to pay for anything, even a bottle of pop. Expect the usual array of flavours, with cola being the most popular. If you have never tried 7-Select, they evidently have a ton of food under the brand. Just Googling ’7-Select products’ brings up pictures of everything from cream cheese jalapenos in a crispy breading to homemade vanilla ice cream.

I do not know whether this free drink offer will include juices or things like lemonade/ice tea. I hope that the fine print on the coupon itself, when it comes live tomorrow, will clear that up for prospective users. In app, you can easily find your local 7-Eleven store by using the map system. You can also view other deals currently offered in store through the phone application.

This offer is while quantities last. Check the app before heading to your local store to make sure there are still free bottles of pop available.

(Image Credit: The Australian)

(Expiry: 29th August 2014)

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August 28

Canadian Freebies: Free Box Of o.b. Tampons (HOT!)

Posted by on August 28, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Canadian Freebies: Free Box Of o.b. Tampons (HOT!)

I just saw a very HOT deal that will not last long at all. While supplies last, get a coupon for a free box of o.b. tampons through Save.ca right now.

It is not very often that Save.ca offers coupons for a free product.  It is even rarer for them to offer a free box of products.  Right now, you can get an 18-count box of o.b. tampons through the link above with no purchase necessary.

To get your coupon, click on the coupons link at the top of the page. It will give you a link to save.ca to order your coupon.  If you just login into Save.ca, you will not be able to get your freebie.  This freebie is unique to a specific portal and can only be accessed through the link above.

Normally, you need to order at least three or more coupons for them to send them to you by mail but this one is special.  You can order just this coupon and get it ASAP.  It will be sent to the address you have already set up on your Save.ca account.  If you have not yet got your account, now is the perfect time to do it.  It does not cost you anything and takes just minutes.  The rewards are free products like this and other great coupons that will save you money on your purchases.

There are going to be a very limited number of coupons available so it will be first come first serve.  Awesome coupons like this tend to run out very fast.

The coupon that you will be mailed to you can be used at any store that sells o.b. tampons.  I got mine just now, so there are still some left to take advantage of.

(Expiry: While supplies last)

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August 26

Canadian Freebie: 10 Free 5×5 Prints Coupon With The Black’s App

Posted by on August 26, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Canadian Freebie: 10 Free 5x5 Prints Coupon With The Blacks App

We blogged about a sweet collage poster freebie at Black’s yesterday, and today we are back with 10 free 5 x 5 prints just for using their new Android or iOS application.

Click here to download the new Black’s photo app now

  • Coupon Code: FRESHPIC10
  • Discount: 10 free 5 x 5 prints
  • Expiry: 10th December 2014

Okay, I had no idea prints cost so much these days. It turns out that 5″ x 5″ prints run $1.75 each, so this coupon code is worth $17.50! I made sure to test the coupon code before blogging it (because that is what we do), and it worked peachy keen as you can see in this cropped screenshot from my iPhone below.

Canadian Freebie: 10 Free 5x5 Prints Coupon With The Blacks App

The coupon can be used one time only per account. It cannot be combined with any other offer or coupon code. It also does not apply to shipping fees, as I quickly found out. You can choose between two options, as I mentioned before: one will ask you to pay and ship to store and the other asks you to pay online and ship to your home. If you choose the ‘ship to store option’ then this freebie is indeed free – because picking up in store is free – and you can still apply the coupon online. However, when I chose the ship to home option, shipping was over $10. Ouch.

This coupon only works through the Black’s Photo App. Don’t try to use it on their regular website; we tested that as well and it does not work there.

These Black’s freebies are just fantastic for anyone who has a Black’s in their city. I really wish they had one in Nanaimo because I would be all over this deal. I could print off pictures and send them off to relatives who complain I do not keep in touch (and they would be right). For families with children going back to school, take pictures of your kids on their first day of school and put them on your fridge. You can do so many things with ten free prints that I can hardly go into them all here.

If you have not yet taken advantage of the Black’s college poster freebie, you should get that one as well. You will need to place separate orders, but both freebies are open to all Canadians. Black’s reserves the right to terminate these offers at any moment, so I suggest using these coupons sooner rather than later.

For this and any other Black’s coupon codes, visit our forum.

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August 25

Free 12 Month Premium Upgrade Of LastPass Password Management Software ($12 Value)

Posted by on August 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Free 12 Month Premium Upgrade Of LastPass Password Management Software ($12 Value)

Protecting your information online is very important in this day and age. After all, whether you’re logging into your Facebook account, purchasing items online, or doing internet banking, one thing that always needs to be protected is your password. Unfortunately, there are hackers out there who can easily crack basic passwords, which is why it’s crucial to keep your information safe with a complicated password. With the help of the award-winning LastPass password management software, you can do just that! Starting today, you can get a free 12 month premium upgrade of LastPass password management software, which normally costs $12.

In my opinion, managing the wide variety of passwords that I need to access my burgeoning amount of accounts online can be a bit of a hassle. Sure, logging into my social media accounts isn’t much of a challenge, but when it comes to my online banking, phone bills, and other necessary passwords, I would most likely end up on the phone with a customer service representative for 15 minutes if I didn’t have my passwords written down in my hidden away notepad.

With LastPass, this software can help you manage all of your passwords – it allows you to store all of your passwords, it can generate complicated and hard-to-crack passwords for you, and you can use it to log into any of your online accounts that require a password.

This promotion will enable you to upgrade to a premium account, which allows you to use LastPass on all of your mobile devices! On my way home from a long day of work, I would find this password management app particularly handy to use, since I’d be able to do my banking online on my cell phone without having to remember my complicated password.

The best thing about LastPass is that this app is free to use on desktop computers, but with this premium upgrade, you can enjoy the benefits of using it on your mobile devices for 12 months without paying a cent.  There are also several other features that you can enjoy by being a premium user, which you can learn about by clicking here.

This password manager is also heavily praised by experts and critics- PCMag gave it a five out of five outstanding review, while it was praised and received a four out of five on Macworld. With so many favourable reviews, and at no cost, I’m going to start using this effective app. If you want to try out LastPass and enjoy the benefits of a premium account, I recommend that you do so while this promotion is still in effect.

(Expiry: unknown)

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August 24

Canadian Freebie: Black’s Canada Coupon Code For FREE Collage Poster

Posted by on August 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Canadian Freebie: Black’s Canada Coupon Code For FREE Collage Poster

Black’s Canada is offering a free collage size poster worth $9.99, with 28 images on it, for free when you use their mobile app and the coupon code below.

Click here to go to Black’s Canada now

  • Coupon Code: FREEPOSTER
  • Discount : Free 14″ x 24.5″ collage poster with 28 images
  • Expiry: 7th September 2014

Click here for info about the Black’s app & where to download it

I had the pleasure of testing this freebie on my iPhone, as I no longer own an iPad. The app itself is easy to navigate and it pulls pictures from your device’s photo gallery (not your image stream). I did not have enough pictures I liked on my phone, so I saved some from my image stream to my phone before entering the Black’s Photo App. After selecting the correct collage poster, you will need to pick the 28 images you want to use. Once the poster is generated, you can change out pictures (pretty easy) and crop photos (not easy on an iPhone). Cropping photos was nearly impossible on an iPhone just because the size of the image you were trying to work with was about the size of the finger you are trying to drag and crop with. For the life of me, I could not adjust this picture of a parrot so it did not cut off the top part of his head.

I really did like that you could change the border colour of your poster: that is both the border on the outside and the borders of each picture that separates them from the other picture (the frames you might say). They all have to be the same colour, but that could be black, blue, green, red, or whatever.

There are two options when you go to checkout:

  • Pick Up & Pay at Store
  • Ship It & Pay Now

Even though the first option says pay at store, you still have the opportunity to apply the coupon code online so you will have $0 to pay in store. All you need to do is go into your local Black’s and pick it up. My local Black’s is 90 minutes away, so I will not be getting this deal, sadly. You can also pay for shipping to your home, but that was over $10 alone to get it shipped to me. Not worth it in my books.

This is a great freebie if you have a Black’s store close by to pick up from. For this and any other Black’s coupon codes, visit our forum.

Moose Rating (2 votes)
August 22

Canadian Freebie: Free Lacoste L!VE Sample (HOT!)

Posted by on August 22, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Canadian Freebie: Free Lacoste L!VE Sample (HOT!)

Who wants to get a free sample of cologne?  Right now, you can get a free sample of the new Lacoste eau de toilette called L!VE while supplies last. This strong, playful and edgy new fragrance is a must have to try!

You will not have to buy anything to get this free sample, all you have to do is fill out your information. It is as simple as that.

I am excited about this freebie because my husband has been wanting to switch up his cologne and try something new.  This is the perfect way to do that without having to buy an entire bottle of a new eau toilette first.  It took me less than two minutes to fill in my information to get my free sample for my husband.

This new eau de toilette has hints of lime, layers of green leaves, Guaiac wood and dark liquorice scents that will give you a vibrant freshness, and an aquatic feel.  They are calling it their fragrance with a new perspective. It sounds very interesting and I can’t wait to smell it on my husband!

Samples like this usually go really fast, so you will want to get your hot freebie as soon as you can! It doesn’t actually say how long it will take to get your free sample mailed to you, but these freebies usually take between four to six weeks after ordering.

(Expiry: While supplies last)

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August 21

Free Jolly Ranchers on Friday with 7-Eleven App

Posted by on August 21, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Free Jolly Ranchers on Friday with 7 Eleven App

Pop into your local 7-Eleven store this Friday for a box of free Jolly Ranchers Chews with your 7-Eleven phone app.

For this deal, all you need is a smart phone (either android or iPhone) and the app. You will also need to sign up for an account to view and use the coupons. When you arrive in store, you click on the offer for the free Jolly Ranchers Chews. You will then have 15 minutes for checkout. The till needs to scan your coupon within that set amount of time.

Freebies are always great, and if you are stopping by a 7-Eleven anyways then you should certainly pick these up. I would not make a separate trip for them, as they are only worth a couple dollars at most. However, if your local 7-Eleven is convenient, why not? My local 7-Eleven corner store is all of one block away, thus I really have no excuse not to pick up these freebies.

I remember eating these, or something quite like these, when I was a kid. Fruit chews were my favourite unless I bit into a banana flavoured one. Yuk. While they are not exactly healthy, they are a nice treat. From the advertisement we received, it looks like you will receive a 58g box of tropical flavoured chews. The flavours in this box are:

  • Pineapple
  • Strawberry – Kiwi
  • Lemon – Lime
  • Tropical Punch

I looked up reviews for the chews and found a few on Amazon. This person rather expresses my views on fruit chews:

these delicious morsels are so good they are addictive. every time I have one, I end up have at least 2-3 more. they are irresistible! I also highly recommend the original flavors which are also quite good.

They are so dangerously addictive… try having just one!

The 7-Eleven app is a good app to have around all year around. They often do free chocolate bars, free Slurpees, and other coupons that give you discounts on everything from food to SIM cards. It is one of the best store apps out there because of the number of freebies they give to Canadians all year around.

This offer is while quantities last. Check the app before heading to your local store to make sure there are still free chews available.

Image Credit: TheFoodJunk

(Expiry: 22nd August 2014)

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August 20

Escada Canada: Free Escada Joyful Fragrance Sample

Posted by on August 20, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Escada Canada: Free Escada Joyful Fragrance Sample

If you are looking to try out a new fragrance but do not want to spend the money, you can get this freebie.  Get a free sample of the new Escada Joyful for a limited time only.

There is no purchase required whatsoever, so there is no risk. All you have to do is fill out your name and address and you will get your free sample delivered to you in the mail.  It doesn’t actually say how long the sample will take to be mailed, it just says it will be mailed shortly. In most cases, these freebies usually take about 4-6weeks to be delivered. Not bad for a freebie!

This is the perfect way to try out a new fragrance without having to buy it first.  I like to actually wear a fragrance on my wrist or neck before buying it because perfume will smell different on different people.  That may sound crazy but it is true.  It reacts you your natural body scent to create  personalized scent.  This perfume on you may smell a bit different on someone else.  That is why it is always important to try it on yourself before buying it just because you liked the scent on a friend.

I have personally never tried this scent but I can’t wait to get my free sample.  They do have a brief description on their website as to what to expect.

Inspired by the cheeriness you feel when receiving a beautiful bouquet of flowers, this delicate and light scent has the shimmering quality of morning dew. Fresh pink peony is at the heart, surrounded by white florals of magnolia with hints of juicy blackcurrant sorbet and the warmth of honeycomb.

It sounds very inviting to me!

This free sample of Escada Joyful will be available while supplies last so it could run out at any time.  It is best to get your free sample sooner rather than later.

(Expiry: While supplies last)

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August 16

Canadian Freebie: Kiehl’s Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate

Posted by on August 16, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Canadian Freebie: Kiehl’s Hydro Plumping Re Texturizing Serum Concentrate

Quick post! The Keihl’s Facebook page currently has an opportunity to get a free sample of their Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate! Obviously, you need to have a Facebook profile to claim this Canadian freebie.

There are only 4000 samples available, so get in fast. Here’s the page on the Kiehl’s site to read a bit more about the serum. They simply say:

A serum concentrate that gives new life to dull, tired skin.

It costs $58 for a 50mL bottle of this skincare product, so it’s not cheap!

I love Kiehl’s products! Any time I am passing a store I go in and have a sniff. Sniffing is free… The last time I was in-store, I bought my partner some of this Ultimate Strength Hand Salve and we both use it regularly too. It’s a fantastic product, I highly recommend it.

(Expiry 18th August 2014)

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August 14

Defiance Video Game! Free!

Posted by on August 14, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Defiance Video Game! Free!

Defiance is the game based off the highly popular SyFy Channel TV show in the U.S. that can be watched up here in Canada on Showcase.  The show’s rabid following has led to a clever online game that has an ever-growing community of players. Now Sony is allowing you to play the game for FREE by clicking the link below!

The game Defiance can be either downloaded onto your PlayStation 3 or it can be played online on via streaming on your computer. The game originally was being sold for $49.99 and several sites are now offering it at various discounted prices. But you can’t beat FREE! And that’s why this deal is so incredible because it literally costs nothing. The game is downloadable so there is no shipping. Just click the link. Download and start playing right away. In fact, I’m currently downloading Defiance directly to my PS3 as I write this.

Here’s a little background on the game and the TV show, Defiance. It’s the year 2046 and the Earth has been forever transformed physically due to alien terraforming technology. The technology crashed down to earth from space during a long destructive war between humanity and the aliens. Not only has the Earth’s topography changed with new mountain ranges, lakes, forests, and vegetation, but also there are now new alien animal species, as well as new earth/alien animal hybrids that terrorize the survivors.

The aftermath of the war has forced the remaining humans and aliens to band together to ensure their survival. The world now has a 19th Century feel as long distance communication and air travel either doesn’t work or is too dangerous due to the planet’s new electromagnetic atmosphere. North America is predominantly a badland region with most living on the eastern seaboard of the continent, while the town of Defiance is set as a frontier town located in what was once St. Louis.

Now although Sony is offering the game for free, there are bundle packages that you can buy that add missions, character enhancements, and other options. But that doesn’t mean you can’t and won’t have a great experience playing the game as is. It’s a fantastic opportunity to try the game risk free and if you do enjoy it, then you can possible splurge on a bundle with some of the money you just saved.

(Expiry: Unknown)

Moose Rating (2 votes)