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Microsoft Discontinues Its Xbox Game Pass $1 Trial Offer

xbox game pass ultimate Microsoft has stopped its promotional offer for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Console and PC Game Pass subscription which allowed first time users to try out the service for $1 for the first month before upgrading to more expensive plans.

The Ultimate tier is priced at $15 monthly in the US, while the PC and Console passes cost $10 each per month. The first mentioned lets you play the available games on PC or Xbox consoles.

The PC subscription only allows access to the menu of games via desktops or laptops, while subscribers to the Console pass can only play the available titles on their Xbox.

The trial was available for years but wasn’t always accessible in some markets. It appears that Microsoft is now considering fresh promotions for new Game Pass members, reports The Verge.

“We have stopped our previous introductory offer for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PC Game Pass and are evaluating different marketing promotions for new members in the future,” Kari Perez, head of global communications at Xbox, was quoted as saying.

Moreover, the tech giant has also been working on its Friends & Family plan for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. The plan lets users share Xbox Game Pass Ultimate benefits with up to four other friends or family members, according to the report.

Meanwhile, Microsoft has opened up its preview of PC Game Pass to 40 new countries.

“Gamers in these new markets can sign up for the PC Game Pass Preview program giving them immediate access to a library of hundreds of high-quality PC games on Windows, including new Xbox Game Studios releases on day one, iconic Bethesda games, an EA Play membership, and member-only benefits in Riot Games,” said Microsoft.

Microsoft’s PC Game Pass is now available in 86 regions globally, including new markets in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.