Online multiplayer will be free to all PlayStation 4 during a promotion this coming weekend, PlayStation Blog announced today. Unlike PlayStation 3, a $50 PlayStation Plus subscription is required to access online features on the PS4.
The free weekend will last from Friday, Sept. 26 at 3:01 a.m. ET to Monday, Sept. 29 at 2:59 a.m. ET.
By the coming weekend, PlayStation 4 will have seen a number of high-profile third party releases with major online components, including Madden NFL 15, FIFA 15, and Destiny. Though Destiny is structurally an online multiplayer game, its main story and side missions can be played without a PlayStation Plus subscription. The game also shipped with a 30-day trial code for the service.