XBox Game Pass for PC Leaves Beta

I’ve been an on-and-off subscriber to XBox Game Pass for PC, and yesterday (September 17th, 2020), I received an email from them that the service is finally exiting Beta.

Currently, the offer for $1 for the first month is still available, but the $4.99 per month cost is no longer unless you’re a current subscriber with a renewal date prior to October 17th. I happen to fall into that category, having re-subbed at the beginning of September to check out Spiritfarer and Hypnospace Outlaw.

Still, even at the increased monthly rate of $9.99, the XBox Game Pass for PC service still seems like a fantastic deal, especially for games you feel like you’re unlikely to revisit. I still expect that my subscription will be sporadic – there usually has to be at least a couple recently added titles that I’d like to play – but I can’t argue with the quality and quantity of games on offer.

One thought on “XBox Game Pass for PC Leaves Beta

  1. The email has definitely caused me to reconsider. NOT because I don’t think the Game Pass is a good value prop even at the new cost — it 100% is.

    But my actual utilisation of the service is pretty spotty. I think I’ll join you in the on-again off-again style relationship with it rather than a solid fixture sub.

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