PC gamers all over the world rejoiced when the games distribution company GOG announced via twitter that they are going to give away Saints Row 2 this weekend. If you have never played this game before, then this is your chance to check it out and you will find it very similar to the GTA (Grand Theft Auto) series of games that almost everyone has played. And if you have already played Saints Row 2 when it was released back in 2009, then you will enjoy playing it all over again.
The system requirements are not that high for a game from 2009. All you need is a Windows PC with 1 GB of RAM, a dual core CPU, 15 GB free hard disk space, and a cheap graphics card. The game can even run on computers running Windows XP. Even though originally a Linux version was also released, GOG is giving away only the Windows version. It has been updated to support the latest version of Windows 10.
In order to claim your free copy of Saints Row 2, you can visit https://www.gog.com/game/saints_row_2. You will notice that the usual price of $9.99 has been crossed out and the game is free. and click on Get it Here button. After this you can login to your GOG account and pretty soon the game will appear in your account.
You can choose to use the GOG digital distribution client GOG Galaxy for downloading the game files. But you can also download the Saints Row 2 game installer files directly from the GOG website using your web browser. There are three installation files and together their size is around 5.8 GB. You can access these files among other stuff from your GOG account section.
Interesting thing is that this game downloaded from GOG does not need any activation key or access to the internet. You can download it and install on any PC and start playing it right away.