Xbox Game Pass launches next week! It is a Netflix-like subscription based service that will give Xbox One gamers access to over 100 games at launch.
*Update: May 24, 2017 @ 11:46EST* Xbox Game Pass is available for Xbox Live Gold subscribers right now. There is a 14 day trial period for anyone wanting to check out the library of games.
In case you’re wondering how this differs from the current Games with Gold service, here is a run down of Xbox Game Pass.
- $9.99/month (US), $11.99/month (CAN), €9.99/month (EU), £7.99 (UK), $10.95 (AU)
- Xbox One and Xbox 360 (backwards compatible) digital download titles. Games are installed to your console.
- Games will NOT work on Xbox 360. This service is for Xbox One consoles only.
- Xbox Live Gold membership is not required. Xbox Live Gold membership is required for online multiplayer.
- Games are playable online and in offline mode. Features like online multiplayer will not be available in offline mode.
- 20% off the purchase of any games listed in Xbox Game Pass and 10% off all related add-ons while they are listed in the Xbox Game Pass catalog.
- Xbox Live Gold members have first exclusive access to games being added to the Xbox Game Pass catalog.
- Does NOT replace the current monthly Games with Gold service.
- Free 14 day trial.
- You will not lose any achievements earned if the game is removed from the Xbox Game Pass catalog.
What are your thoughts on this service? Do any of you in the Xbox Preview Program plan on subscribing next week? Sound off in the comments below!