Most Co-Optimus readers who also own an Xbox One will likely have a Live Gold membership as this is the only way to allow them to play online co-op. However, if you are on the fence, from 16-19th February Gold is open to all, as is access to Rocket League.
Rocket League is an extremely fun 4 player co-op hybrid of football and driving. The co-op is not quite as fun as the multiplayer, but is certainly worth checking out for a free weekend. If the game does tickle your fancy, it is also 25% off this week.
Basketball fans also get something for the weekend with NBA 2K17 open to download and play. The below trailer for the weekend gives a taste of what fun you can have online (but does not feature the usual barrage of abuse given to you by an 8 year old as they teabag your prone body):