4A Games has just announced a special treat for the gaming community—a limited-time offer to grab a free copy of Metro: Last Light, the 2013 sequel to Metro 2033, on Steam.
Steam often presents these exciting opportunities, granting free games to those who seize the moment, as these deals tend to vanish quickly.
About Metro: Last Light
Metro: Last Light continues the gripping narrative right where its predecessor left off. As the third installment, Metro Exodus, took the gaming world by storm in 2019, speculations about a fourth game in the Metro series have been circulating. However, ongoing conflicts with Russia have impacted the projects at 4A Games, the Ukrainian-founded studio behind the franchise.
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Metro: Last Light, 4A Games has decided to gift the game to Steam users for free.
This generous offer will be available from May 18 to May 25, commencing at 10 AM PST. For those who have yet to experience this thrilling title or wish to add it to their gaming library on a new platform, this one-week window is the perfect chance to claim it.
What to look out for
Now, there’s a slight twist in the announcement that might cause some confusion. The specific version mentioned as the free offering is the original Complete Edition of Metro: Last Light.
However, on Steam, the current version available is Metro: Last Light Redux, a remastered edition that includes all DLCs. The original, non-reduxed version was removed from Steam when Redux was released.
So, it remains uncertain whether the announcement refers to the free availability of Redux or if the original version will make a special appearance exclusively for this giveaway.
Further details about Metro
The Metro video games draw inspiration from a series of books authored by Dmitry Glukhovsky, a Russian writer and journalist. Comprising three main novels, the Metro universe has expanded over time with various contributors releasing comics, graphic novels, short stories, and even a board game. Although a movie adaptation was announced years ago, the project has since faded into obscurity with no recent updates.
Two of Glukhovsky’s Metro books and all three games follow the journey of protagonist Artyom as he navigates the underground metro system in Moscow—a refuge for survivors after a nuclear catastrophe in 2013. Two decades later, new factions emerge, mutated creatures roam the radiation-infested landscape, and enigmatic entities known as the Dark Ones begin to surface.
Artyom embarks on a multifaceted quest to aid the deteriorating metro community, confront rival factions, and unravel the mysteries surrounding the Dark Ones.
Mark your calendars down!
So mark your calendars, gaming enthusiasts, and make sure to seize the opportunity to claim your free copy of Metro: Last Light on Steam.
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