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1. Epic, Gog, Steam & Alto with a heart for gamers

The adventure “The Stanley Parable” is available in the Epic Game Store for free instead of 11.99 euros. The hacker adventure game “Watch dogs” is also currently free – instead of 29.99 euros (campaign runs until Thursday).

On the gaming platforms GOG and Steam, the operators temporarily drastically reduced numerous games by up to 75 percent (expiration date of the campaign was not communicated).

Many demos are currently playable for free on Steam:

2. Stream JoynPlus for 3 months free of charge

The premium offer of the new streaming service Joyn (operated by Pro7) regularly costs 6.99 euros per month. Due to the corona crisis, new customers can now use Joyn + free of charge for three months. In the virtual shelf over 30,000 films & series, more than 60 live TV channels (in HD), six pay-TV channels and regular new exclusive in-house productions. Joyn + can be used on all known platforms on the web or via app (end of campaign not communicated).

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3. Freenet video with discount + free voucher

Even more video and TV feed! The freenet video streaming offer from Mobilcom-Debitel can now be booked for three months for a one-off fee of 99 cents. As a gift there is a 5 Euro Amazon voucher on top. 1000 free films and series in HD as well as current blockbusters are offered – with a monthly termination option. It can be used on up to five devices (end of campaign not communicated).

4. Krisp Premium temporarily free

Home office everywhere. This puts a strain on the lines and, in many places, on the voice quality. Krisp, a popular office tool for noise suppression and trouble-free calls, can currently be downloaded free of charge by many population groups (instead of 3 euros per month). 120 free minutes are included anyway. Pupils, students, teachers, government employees or hospital employees send an email from the service address to [email protected] – the subject must be “COVID-19”.

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5. Many paid podcasts for free right now

Audible provides free audio feed. All podcasts, which are otherwise only available to paying subscription customers (9.99 euros per month), can be temporarily listened to free of charge, including the well-known podcast series by Stern Crime, Micky Beisenherz, Steven Gätjen, Katrin Bauernfeind or Volker Wieprecht.

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The best true crime podcasts for thriller fans

6. Software for teams & home office now free

7. Affinity Apps: 90 days free plus 50% discount

It doesn’t always have to be Adobe software. Now is the time to be artistically active: painting, drawing, designing and more works very well with the apps from Serif Labs. The programs are temporarily free for 90 days instead of 30 days. Anyone who wants to buy the apps afterwards will receive a 50 percent discount. The campaign runs until April 20.

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8. Hundreds of audio books and podcasts for kids now free

Audible again. The Amazon subsidiary also takes care of the entertainment and distraction of the kids, who are not allowed to go to daycare or school and do not like to let dad and mom work in peace in the home office. The little ones can also listen to the ten free offers without registration. The offer ranges from “Alice in Wonderland” to stories by Jules Verne and Mark Twain.

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Knowledge explained in an understandable way. The GEOLINO podcast, which now appears daily in the times of Corona, is also ideal for kids.

The most famous label for children, carousel, joins with an action. The daughter of Universal Music temporarily allows you to listen to hundreds of radio plays from popular series such as Conni, Pixi, Löwenzahn, Pumuckl & Co. for free – there are also numerous fairy tales in the free deals.

9. Good educational apps completely free for a short time

Poesi: The largest anthology of German poems, also available with filters such as “Poem of the Day” or “Random Poem”, is available free of charge for iPhone and iPad up to and including March 25 (11:59 p.m.) instead of EUR 3.49.

Diercke Weltaltlas: The entire map material can be downloaded free of charge from the Westermann Verlag in the app version of the Diercke World Atlas until May 31st. All you need is the corresponding code.

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Git App Tower temporarily free: After checking their status, educational customers can use the app, which is otherwise 79 euros (per year), free of charge. In addition to the software, lecturers also receive free learning materials to teach Git and support their students.

10. Free extra data volume from providers

Many mobile phone tariffs get more power for free because of the corona virus

Telekom, Congstar, mobilcom-debitel and o2 give their customers extra surfing volume or free users from the data throttle. Deutsche Telekom is also giving Disney + six months away to its customers after registering for the offer. Vodafone makes the use of social media free of charge for mobile customers. Business customers and schools receive Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Teams for 6 months free of charge.


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