Crackdown 3 launches soon and to get gamers excited about the game Microsoft is giving free copies of the original game through Xbox Live. You can purchase the free game here. Crackdown originally released on February 20th, 2007 for the Xbox 360 and was part of the Halo 3 marketing campaign by providing beta access to the multiplayer for Bungie’s title. However, the game was well-received by fans and sold enough to justify a sequel. Crackdown 3 launches for Windows 10 and Xbox One February 15th.