Clear your schedule! Steam’s first Free Weekend Weekend features 10 games that you play for free from now until  Sunday 19 October at 9pm.

The following games will be discounted for purchase as well as playable for free: Payday 2, Company of Heroes 2, Awesomenauts, Trine 2, Blade Symphony, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Don’t Starve, Grid 2, Killing Floor, Injustice: Gods Among Us.

Free games will be available to play until Sunday, October 19th at 9pm, but games will be discounted through Monday, 20 October at 6pm.

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The games are not too shabby either, here’s a brief run through.

Payday 2 is an action-packed, four-player co-op shooter that once again lets gamers don the masks of the original PAYDAY crew – Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains – as they descend on Washington DC for an epic crime spree.

Company of Heroes 2: In the world’s darkest hour you are a commander of the Soviet Red Army, entrenched in brutal frontline warfare to free Mother Russia from the Enemy invaders.

Awesomenauts: Conflict spans the stars as huge robot armies are locked in an enduring battle. Head out to the battlefields with your friends in this 3-on-3 action platformer.

Trine 2: Three Heroes make their way through dangers untold in a fairytale world, featuring physics-based puzzles, beautiful sights and online co-op.

Blade Symphony: Prove you are the world’s greatest swordsman. Engage in tactical 1 vs 1 sword fighting, 2 vs 2, or sandbox FFA in a tactical slash-em-up.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown will place you in control of a secret paramilitary organization called XCOM. As the XCOM commander, you will defend against a terrifying global alien invasion by managing resources, advancing technologies, and overseeing combat strategies and individual unit tactics.

Don’t Starve is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. You play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world.

Grid 2: Be fast, be first and be famous as the race returns in Grid 2, the sequel to the BAFTA-award winning, multi-million selling Race Driver: GRID. Experience aggressive racing against advanced AI and become immersed in the race with GRID 2’s new TrueFeel™ Handling system which powers edge of control exhilaration behind the wheel of every iconic car.

Killing Floor is a Co-op Survival Horror FPS set in the devastated cities and countryside of England after a series of cloning experiments for the military goes horribly wrong. You and your friends are members of the military dropped into these locations with a simple mission: Survive long enough to cleanse the area of the failed experiments.

Injustice: Gods Among Us enhances the bold new franchise to the fighting game genre from NetherRealm Studios. Heroes and villains will engage in epic battles on a massive scale in a world where the line between good and evil has been blurred.

This is a great way to try out these games, and get one (or ten) at a discount if it takes your fancy. The games are ready to download and install in your library right now. Don’t know about you fine folks, but I’m off to my gamer-cave for the weekend! See you Sunday…