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GameSessions Giveaways Launches with RYSE: Son of Rome

GameSessions Giveaways Launches with RYSE: Son of Rome

Available free from today on

GameSessions, the UK based games technology and digital services provider that allows gamers to try PC games before they buy, today launches GameSessions Giveaways, a new service that will see the company regularly giveaway free games, starting with Crytek’s classic RYSE: Son of Rome.

RYSE: Son of Rome is available to download, play and keep for free from today. Sign up for RYSE: Son of Rome now at

Ed French, CEO of GameSessions commented:

"RYSE is a breath-taking game which everyone should play, whether for the engaging combat, or the intense atmosphere. This is the first time RYSE has been made available to play for free; and we want to invite gamers to enjoy this blockbuster title at GameSessions."

GameSessions Giveaways is a new offer, supported by brand partners and sponsors, that will showcase great games and introduce new users to the GameSessions trials service. GameSessions trials allows gamers to play a wide range of games for free on their own PC with the option to buy the full title in-game and play on instantly through Steam™, without losing their progress.

"We’re extremely excited about our new service, GameSessions Giveaways, which offers gamers fantastic PC titles, absolutely free. Through trying out our GameSessions technology even more gamers will find out how easy it is to use our services and explore the hundreds of free trials of other games available now at"

“We will provide a succession of great games via GameSessions Giveaways completely free to everyone. The games provided can be even better thanks to the support of our brand partners who help us acquire the best possible content. In return, the sponsor will get the chance to show a brief pre-roll video and infrequent in-game overlays to highlight what they can offer gamers. So, we get to show users GameSessions, the brand-partner gets to show what they can do for gamers, and gamers get great games completely free.”

Everyone can claim their copy of RYSE: Son of Rome, for free, from for the next 30 days. Games become activated for the user after they have been played for around 5 minutes. This is done to ensure that GameSessions doesn’t have to pay for games that are not going to be played and to make sure that the sponsors’ brief video message has been seen.

Sign up for RYSE: Son of Rome now at

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Notes to Editors:

About GameSessions

GameSessions is a technology and digital services provider that enables players to try games for free before purchase, making the process of game discovery and in game purchase quick and easy. GameSessions’ technology is protected by a number of patents and patent applications and many publishers, large and small, have signed up to the service.

To help people find the best games for their computer, a PC performance test is conducted before the download of any game trial.

During any GameSessions trial, users can enjoy the full game for a limited time with the option to rent the game to play for longer or purchase a full copy directly in game for their Steam™ library. The GameSessions storefront enjoys an ever growing roster of over 100 titles which are all available to try for free. With new games being added every month, there’s never been a better time to try what you like and buy what you love at

About RYSE: Son of Rome.

An award-winning game, praised for its ground-breaking graphics and engaging storyline, RYSE is a visually stunning action-adventure following Marius Titus on a heroic quest to avenge the death of his family, and preserve the honour of Rome.

Continuing Crytek's legacy for groundbreaking games, RYSE pushes PC hardware to its limits whilst drawing players deep into the bloody drama of ancient Rome. Fight as a soldier. Lead as a general. Rise as a legend.


Ed French, CEO

Paul Howes, Publisher Relations & Business Development

George Rule, Marketing