Since the launch of Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft has been committed to offering the best value in gaming. For the last two years, Xbox Game Pass has offered members on Xbox a curated catalog of over 100 great games, with new games added all the time and day one access to new titles from Xbox Game Studios. Today, Microsoft brings this commitment to PC with the launch of Xbox Game Pass for PC and the new Xbox App.
Members have provided feedback that they wish to choose a plan that is right for how and where they play. That is why Microsoft offers Xbox Game Pass plans for Console and for PC. Many members also want a simple way to get it all, so Microsoft created Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Available to everyone today, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate includes:
- Xbox Game Pass for Console with over 100 great games
- Xbox Live Gold, the most advanced online multiplayer network
- Xbox Game Pass for PC with over 100 great games
Below is a breakdown of the different Xbox Game Pass plans, including details on the new games coming to members with each membership.
Get Your First Month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for just $1
In April, Microsoft announced Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, combining Xbox Game Pass for Console and Xbox Live Gold into one convenient membership for the low monthly price of $14.99. Today, Microsoft are adding Xbox Game Pass for PC to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate at no additional cost.
New members and existing Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass for Console members can join or upgrade today and get their first month for just $1. Additionally, if you’re a current Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass member, and have pre-paid months on your account, you’ll get Xbox Game Pass Ultimate credit for those months when you upgrade.
One of the most-anticipated games coming to Xbox and PC this year is Gears 5. Microsoft have announced that Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will also receive access to the Gears 5 Ultimate Edition, the Ultimate Edition Character Pack, 30 Days of Boost and Early Access to the title four days before its worldwide launch.
Join Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) Now
With Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta), members will be able to explore a curated library of over 100 high quality PC games from over 75 content partners. New games are added all the time and new releases from Xbox Game Studios, including those from developers like Obsidian and inXile, will premiere on Xbox Game Pass for PC. The new way to experience Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) on Windows 10 is with the new Xbox app, available to download now from the Microsoft Store or at Xbox.com.
Just like Xbox Game Pass for Console, Xbox Game Pass for PC will be $9.99 per month. But to celebrate launch, you can join today for just $1 for the first month and $4.99 per month after that for a limited time.
Here’s a list of all the games coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) today and in the coming weeks:
Available in the Coming Weeks
- Goat Simulator
- Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
More Great Games Coming to Xbox Game Pass for Console
Microsoft isn’t just bringing great new games to PC. They’ve announced 26 new games for Xbox Game Pass for console, available to play today:
No matter what platform you chose to play on, all Xbox Game Pass members get exclusive discounts, like up to 20% off games and up to 10% off DLC and add-ons for titles in their Xbox Game Pass library. All Xbox Game Pass members will also be invited to participate in the Tech Test of Gears 5 in July and get their first taste of the adventure ahead of its release. State of Decay 2 also announced its biggest expansion yet with Heartland, and it’s free to all Xbox Game Pass members available today.