The NBA season started less than a month ago and to celebrate this weekend NBA 2K16 will be free to play for Xbox Live Gold Members. This same promotion ran last year and must have proved to be successful for the franchise since they are running it once again.
Xbox Live Gold members will have full access to the game from 9:00 a.m. PT on Friday, November 20 through 11:59 p.m. PT on Sunday, November 22.
If you enjoy the game after the weekend, you will have the ability to purchase the game at a discount on the Xbox Store. If you decide to purchase the game you will retain any game achievements and Gamerscore earned during the free play of NBA 2K16.
During the week, players will also have the option to purchase the game at a discount on the Xbox Store and retain their achievements and Gamerscore earned during their free play time.
Remember that the game will open at 9 a.m. PT is allowing you to start the download process. If you come into the weekend late on Sunday, it is not recommended to download and play since you will spend the majority of your day downloading the title.