Square Enix have made 2013’s Tomb Raider reboot and Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris free for a limited time in response to everyone’s efforts to self-isolate during the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. They said that they have been “warmed” by everyone’s effort. We say “hey, free game.”
The announcement was made via the Tomb Raider Twitter account:
We’re warmed by stories of communities banding together during these uncertain times and are offering a gift to keep friends & family connected through play. Read more: https://t.co/wWeWWuZ7Bv pic.twitter.com/9Ww2ZE7AJ8
— Tomb Raider (@tombraider) March 20, 2020
Unlike the “free weekend” game promotions on Steam, both games are yours to keep once you’ve redeemed them, which is a nice touch. We’re surprised they didn’t take a cheque from Epic, but maybe that’s just pessimism?
You can get the free games on Steam.