That’s right, if you’ve never played Defiance the game, you can play the TV tie-in content of Defiance for free now through Sunday May 26 at 1pm Pacific through Steam. Steam is also offering a 30% off on the standard and digital deluxe editions of the game if you are ready to dive in and own it. If you want to take your chances, our drawing to win a standard edition of the game will be open through Sunday, May 26 at 11:59 pm Eastern.
And if you haven’t been watching Defiance the show and are ready to dive in to that, Syfy will be marathoning all six of episodes already aired on Saturday from 4-11pm Eastern, so you’ll be ready for the next new episode on June 3. Here are all the details:
TV Spot: Defiance – Marathon
SIT BACK AND REWIND OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WITH DEFIANCE™
Experience the game for free with a PC trial on Steam, and watch the show from the beginning on Syfy!
May 23, 2013—Trion Worlds and Syfy today announced a joint promotion for the critically acclaimed TV Show and online game, Defiance™. 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 – 11:00 p.m. ET 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 1:00 p.m. 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.
Other retailers will also be running sales across all platforms during the Memorial Day Weekend.
Note: If players have previously completed the Nolan and Irisa missions, these missions will not be available during this Rewind Weekend.
Defiance is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information on Defiance, please visit www.Defiance.com.
In Defiance, players embark on a journey into a futuristic online open world shooter where the survival of Earth relies on their skills as an Ark Hunter, as they level up in massive co-op battles and fierce multiplayer combat. Players can also hunt alone while improving skills and unlocking powerful modern and alien weaponry that is essential for survival in the constantly evolving online world. Defiance invites gamers to explore vast landscapes on a variety of vehicles while leading the charge in huge co-op battles. Immerse yourself in the world of Defiance as the game impacts, and is impacted by, the Defiance TV series on Syfy.
Defiance, starring Grant Bowler, Julie Benz, Stephanie Leonidas, Tony Curran, Jaime Murray,Graham Greene, and Jesse Rath, airs a six episode marathon on Saturday beginning at 4/3c and returns with new episodes Monday, June 3 at 9/8c on Syfy.