Xbox Game Pass: These are the prices, plans and features of the new subscriptions

Microsoft has confirmed several changes to the subscription plan Game Pass. According to the company, the version “For Consoles” of the system will be retired for new subscribers and Only the PC and “Ultimate” options will continue to offer Day 1 access to Xbox Game Studios releases. This translates into “Xbox Game Pass Ultimateincreases in price (from 14.99 euros to 17.99 per month) but maintains its features, that is, subscribers will have access to the catalog of gamesto all the latest Microsoft news from day one, exclusive discounts, online gaming, in the Cloud and access to EA Play titles.

Premiere plan

Xbox Game Pass Standard” is the name of the plan that will debut in the coming months at a price of $14.99 per month (the date and price in euros have not yet been announced) but unlike “Ultimate” will not include games from day one and access to EA Play and Cloud Gamingas confirmed by Microsoft: “Unlike Xbox Game Pass Standard, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate also includes day one titles, specific access to the Game Pass Ultimate collection, access to EA Play, Xbox Cloud Gaming, benefits and discounts on games in the collection.”

Game Pass CoreMicrosoft

According to the company, its “For Consoles” plan will remain in effect for those who already have a valid subscription and keep the automatic renewal system activated, but They can only accumulate a total of 13 months of subscription starting September 18 of this year. For new users, the plan will be replaced by the new “Standard” plan, which for $14.99 a month will offer access to several games, but will not allow access to Xbox Game Studios productions when they debut. However, the company makes it clear that subscribers to the new option will continue to receive frequent updates and may eventually receive access to games from its internal studios. The company also confirms that it will maintain the “Game Pass Core” plan, which offers access to online resources and a fixed catalog of just over 25 games.

New prices

In any case, starting July 10, 2024, prices will increase for new users, while members with an active profile will have to adapt to the new price list.

Xbox Game Pass Core increases from 59.99 euros to 69.99 euros (12 months).

PC Game Pass increases from 9.99 euros to 11.99 euros (month).

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate increases from 14.99 euros to 17.99 euros a month.

Xbox Game Pass Standard will be released at $14.99 per month (or the equivalent).

The new subscription plan, in addition to the changes that directly affect the Day 1 release plan, confirm the Microsoft executive’s intention to take advantage of the addition of the ‘Call of Duty’ series to the service. Once the move is made, all that remains is to wait and discover how the changes will affect both its subscribers and the entry of new users taking advantage of the release of ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 6‘ on Game Pass.