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Microsoft tests Xbox Game Pass Ultimate abroad “family” – games – news

Microsoft will offer an Xbox Game Pass ‘Family’ subscription in Ireland and Colombia as a test. In addition, up to five players receive a subscription to the gaming service at a lower total price than a single subscription.

people who are with themFamily subscription Subscriber, must reside in the same country as the main entrant, which limits testing to those two countries. It is a feature for Game Pass Ultimate subscribers. This subscription usually costs €12.99 per month and this shareable version costs €21.99 per month in Ireland. Everyone gets an ultimate subscription in this scenario.

Only the main subscriber pays and whoever it is shared with must pay the main subscriber again, similar to family subscriptions to other services. Microsoft does not require players to share family, as with a Spotify Family subscription, for example.

Xbox Game Pass gives players access to several hundred Xbox games on consoles. The list of available games is subject to change: games are added and others are removed. The basic subscription costs €9.99 per month and a PC version can also be purchased. For $12.99, users have Game Pass Ultimate, which combines the two variants, provides multiplayer access in the form of Xbox Live Gold, and adds cloud gaming.

According to previous rumours At Windows Central, Microsoft has been considering releasing this subscription “for a long time”. This news comes shortly after Sony New PlayStation Plus subscription models a statement.

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