Xbox Game Pass is Available Right Now, So Get Gaming

Samantha Loveridge
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The gaming subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, is now available to all Xbox One owners. It cost anyone who wants to sign up $9.99/£7.99 a month.

The service has been available as a free trial for Xbox Live Gold members for the past two weeks, but has launched in full today.

Although it’s being called a ‘Netflix of gaming’ type service, it’s technically not streaming. You actually download and play each of the games you want to access, so you can enjoy them at full fidelity. You don’t have to worry about buffering or network issues, like you do with services like Netflix or Amazon Prime Video.

If you subscribe, you’ll get access to over 100 Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles, including the likes of Halo 5: Guardians, Payday 2 and LEGO Batman.

“When you see the full list of over a 100 you’ll see there’s really something for everybody to play,” explained Xbox CMO Mike Nichols to GamesRadar. “So if you’re a family and you have different people with different tastes this is going to be a really effective way to always have something to play at home.”

Xbox promises that there will be new games added to the line-up each month and you’ll also get 20% off Xbox One game purchases and 10% on all related add-ons too.

The Xbox Game Pass is available on the Xbox One, the newer Xbox One S, and will be compatible with the Xbox Project Scorpio as well when it comes out later this year.

If you’re intrigued by the service, head to the official Xbox website or we’re sure you can also sign up via your Xbox One.

Samantha Loveridge
Sam is the UK Gaming Editor at Fandom. She's been addicted to games since she first got her paws on a GameBoy and hasn't looked back.
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