Microsoft is bringing its Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service to India. The Netflix-style subscription service includes Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass for both Xbox and PC, all for a monthly fee of Rs 999. Individually, while Xbox Live Gold costs Rs 699 per month, Xbox Game Pass for Xbox and PC cost Rs 699 and Rs 329 per month respectively. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will offer all of this at just Rs 999 per month – Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is initially launching in beta for Rs 50 per month.
While Xbox Live Gold gives you access to online multiplayer games, Xbox Game Pass brings over 100 games from over 75 developers and publishers including Bethesda, Deep Silver, Devolver Digital, Paradox Interactive, SEGA, and more to both Xbox and PC – so subscribers can download games and play them both online as well as offline.
So, here’s a quick look at all Microsoft subscription services:
-Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: Rs 999 per month
-Xbox Live Gold: Rs 699 per month
-Xbox Game Pass for Xbox: Rs 699 per month
- Xbox Game Pass for PC: Rs 329 per month
All of these services are now available in India and can be accessed via the Microsoft online store – Microsoft also just launched Xbox Game Pass for PC in India. Xbox Game Pass for PC is like Xbox Game Pass for console but made for Windows 10 devices. In addition to access to over 100 PC games (Microsoft’s new first-party along with third-party), Xbox Game Pass for PC also brings day 1 access to internally developed Microsoft games at no extra charge, as well as “discounts in the Microsoft Store on Windows of up to 20 per cent on games currently in the library and up to 10 per cent off related game DLC and add-ons.”