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  • Kr0niic ☘️
    Jul 9

    windowscentral.com/gaming/xbox/xbox-game-pass-is-getting-major-changes-with-a-new-tier-without-day-one-games-and-a-range-of-price-increases

    Soon, Xbox Game Pass for console will be shuttered for new users only.
    Users currently on Xbox Game Pass for console will be allowed to maintain their subscription, as well as day one games, and the hundreds of titles in the back catalogue.

    New users on Xbox Game Pass in the near future will be greeted by a new Xbox Game Pass "Standard." This is more like EA Access, which includes Xbox's back catalogue, and doesn't include day one games. This will be priced at $14.99 per month, and will also include Xbox Live Gold for multiplayer (now known as Game Pass Core, confusingly). It doesn't include Xbox Cloud gaming. Game Pass Standard is supposedly launching in September.

    Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will not be changed, but it will get a price increase. It will still include PC Game Pass, day one games, and hundreds of back catalogue titles, as well as cloud gaming. But, it is getting a price increase. The new price will be $19.99 per month.

    PC Game Pass is also getting a price increase, from $9.99 per month to $11.99.

    PC Game Pass will also continue to get day one games.

    Xbox Game Pass Core (Xbox Live Gold multiplayer) gets an annual price increase to $74.99 from $59.99, but it will remain $9.99 per month.

    The price increases for recurring billing will take effect on September 12, 2024.

  • Game pass standard has a ton of value as a tier . Way more than whatever the f*** that game pass console tier initially was

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    Shocker

    x.com/ZhugeEX/status/1810806365448712433

    How tf you embed tweets

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    jesus christ lol good thing I bought game pass cards last week

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    DiamondsFlooded

    jesus christ lol good thing I bought game pass cards last week

    Can still stack until after Sept 12

  • Kr0niic ☘️
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    Everything

    Can still stack until after Sept 12

    It’s just the console version you can stack 13 months

    Intimate staying 36 month stack

  • Kr0niic ☘️
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    Jul 9

    Now’s a good time to stack fam

    Shoutout the Microsoft rewards glitch from last year

    I’m good until august 2027 with it

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    Kr0niic

    It’s just the console version you can stack 13 months

    Intimate staying 36 month stack

    Console version getting grandfathered in if you have sub though no?

  • Kr0niic ☘️
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    Console version getting grandfathered in if you have sub though no?

    Yes.

    But who tf has console version be fr. Everyone on ultimate

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    Kr0niic

    Yes.

    But who tf has console version be fr. Everyone on ultimate

    Can you still do the conversion s*** tho?

  • Kr0niic ☘️
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    Can you still do the conversion s*** tho?

    Yeah

    3 years of core = 2 years of ultimate

    But now core year price is increasing from $60 to $75

    So 2 years of ultimate costs $225 now compared to $180 before the price increase

    Still a discount

    Equates to a little under $10 a month still if using conversion

  • Kr0niic
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    Yeah

    3 years of core = 2 years of ultimate

    But now core year price is increasing from $60 to $75

    So 2 years of ultimate costs $225 now compared to $180 before the price increase

    Still a discount

    Equates to a little under $10 a month still if using conversion

    Insane price. Was coming regardless since subs are so below internal expectation metrics but them saying they wouldn't increase the price during the ActiBlizz trial looks funny now

  • locked in for max time rn and still have a few 3 month codes i got on discount

  • The amount of times they’ve willingly pissed off their customers this year is crazy. Starting to reach PS3 Sony levels.

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    Xbox with another L

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    had a feeling this was coming since they announced cod dropping day 1 on gamepass.
    $75/year just to play online

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    Legacy

    had a feeling this was coming since they announced cod dropping day 1 on gamepass.
    $75/year just to play online

    and PlayStation is $80 per year for PS+ Essentials (online console play)

    what's wrong with paying $6-7 per month for online console play? hasn't that been the norm since Xbox Live and MechAssault/Unreal Champ launch?

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    KING SPAWN

    and PlayStation is $80 per year for PS+ Essentials (online console play)

    what's wrong with paying $6-7 per month for online console play? hasn't that been the norm since Xbox Live and MechAssault/Unreal Champ launch?

    Really should’ve never become the norm. During the 7th gen Sony never charged for online, they only started doing it during the 8th because they saw how successful Xbox live was. Online play in my opinion should always be free, you already pay for your internet connection.

  • Jim Ryan prob laughing his ass off after people clowned him for his "day 1 games on a sub service doesn't work" take. Writing is on the wall now, but I'm sure will there will still be people spinning wheels about how they effectively just doubled the price for access to the day 1 catalogue. And when the subs inevitably collapse even further, they'll scrap the concept entirely.

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    I can't catch a break of getting all these Ls

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    if you get the 2 week trial for $1 and turn off recurring billing and let it expire the 2 week trial will show back up again I've been paying $2 a month since March

  • Shin Chan

    Xbox with another L

  • My Ultimate subscription ends in September, what do I do now ?

    Should I stack up now or wait for it to end ?

  • Reminder you can still get three months of ultimate at a time for like £25/$30

    Value is truly unmatched