Free trial demo announced. Pictured:
Free trial demo announced. Pictured: Twitter/EASPORTSUFC

"EA Sports UFC 2," the popular mixed martial arts video game from EA, has made a new announcement that lets players play the game for free on PS4 and Xbox One.

EA announced through an official post that it would be offering a free trial of "EA Sports UFC 2" from July 6 to July 11.

The trial starts at 10 a.m. PT on July 6 and ends at the same time on July 11.

The trial demo can be downloaded and played for five hours. This demo version features all-new game modes like Knockout Mode, UFC Ultimate Team and Live Events that will also feature the UFC 200 fight card.

EA has given a step-by-step process of how to play for free on Xbox One and PS4:

Xbox One

  • From Xbox Home (dashboard)
  • Tab over to Store page
  • Select "Search games store"
  • Search for "EA SPORTS UFC 2"
  • Select "EA SPORTS UFC 2" from the results
  • Select the "Get it FREE" option

PlayStation 4

  • From PlayStation Dynamic menu (dashboard)
  • Select PlayStation Store
  • Search for "EA SPORTS UFC 2"
  • Select "EA SPORTS UFC 2" from the results
  • Scroll down to the Demo category
  • Select the Trial
  • Select "Get Free Demo"

Last week we saw Content Update #5 going live, which added three fighters (Josh Samman, Lorenz Larkin, Leonardo Santos) and the Stockton Slap and Imanari Roll Takedown moves to both UFC Ultimate Team and Create a Fighter. Tweaks were made to the game's AI, especially regarding Stamina Management and Kicking for specific fighters.