It’s pretty common that the second largest PC gaming platform (behind Steam), the Epic Games Store, offers free games (In fact, he’s been doing it for a while). Not that they are generous (which too), but rather that they do it for people to test them out and buy their DLC and expansions, where they get their money from. Either way, we’re talking about full games – in the absence of DLC and add-ons, of course – and that they’re free to users, so that’s always appreciated, right?
How to get Alien: Isolation and Hand of Fate 2 for free
The procedure is the same as usual: you just have to open the Epic Games launcher if you have it installed on your PC, go to the “Store” section on the left and go down a bit to find the free games of the week.
In either case, all you need to do is click on the “Free Now” button in Alien: Isolation and Hand of Fate 2 and you will be taken to the game’s store page, where you can verify that the game’s selling price is. zero euro.
So just buy the game as if you are going to buy for someone else and the difference is you will see that the invoice in the purchase price is zero dollars. Upon “purchase”, the game will be added to your Epic Games digital library and be yours forever.
If, instead of doing it through the Epic Games client, you want to do it from the web, you can also; In this case, you have to go to the games pages that we link below, log in with your platform account and the process is exactly the same: you have to make the purchase at zero dollars and it will be yours.
Keep in mind that in both cases the option to get them for free ends on April 29 at 5:00 p.m. Spanish time, after which they will revert to their regular price.
Will your PC be able to run these free games?
In the case of Alien: Isolation, it’s not a new game since its release in October 2014, so its technical requirements can’t be too high. As for Hand of Fate 2, it’s something newer, as it hit stores in November 2017, but it’s not too demanding a game as you can see below.
In the following table, we have compiled the minimum and recommended system requirements for both games.
|Alien: Insulation, minimum requirements||Alien: Insulation, recommended requirements||Hand of Fate 2, minimum requirements||Hand of Fate 2, recommended requirements|
|Processor||Alien: Insulation, minimum requirementsIntel Core 2 Duo E8500||Alien: Insulation, recommended requirementsAMD Phenom II X4 955
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650
|Hand of Fate 2, minimum requirements2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo||Hand of Fate 2, recommended requirements
|Memoria RAM||Alien: Insulation, minimum requirements4GB||Alien: Insulation, recommended requirements8 GB||Hand of Fate 2, minimum requirements4GB||Hand of Fate 2, recommended requirements4GB|
|Graphic card||Alien: Insulation, minimum requirementsRadeon HD 5550
GeForce GT 430
|Alien: Insulation, recommended requirementsRadeon R9 200 Series
GeForce GTX 660
|Hand of Fate 2, minimum requirementsGeForce GT 630
Radeon HD 5670
|Hand of Fate 2, recommended requirementsGeForce GT 750
Radeon HD 7800
|Hard disk||Alien: Insulation, minimum requirements35 GB||Alien: Insulation, recommended requirements35 GB||Hand of Fate 2, minimum requirements4GB||Hand of Fate 2, recommended requirements4GB|
|Operating system||Alien: Insulation, minimum requirementsWindows 7 64 bit||Alien: Insulation, recommended requirementsWindows 7 64 bit||Hand of Fate 2, minimum requirementsWindows 10/7/8 / 8.1 / Vista (32 or 64 bits)||Hand of Fate 2, recommended requirementsWindows 10/7/8 / 8.1 / Vista (32 or 64 bits)|
We can see that while Hand of Fate 2 is a bit newer than Alien: Isolation, its system requirements are actually lower. Seen this way, it is clear that in order to be able to play both games you don’t need a next-gen gaming PC, but with a PC from a few years ago you will have more than enough. enough, even with current low-end equipment, you can run them at 1080p and 60 FPS without any inconvenience.