Some news for you Xbox Series X and Game Pass users as reports have come out that the price is going up.
Everywhere we look, we see prices going up, its even starting to affect those in the gaming industry as reports have come out that the Xbox Series X and Game Pass prices are set to increase. With the price of the XBOX Series X set to be increased in August worldwide accept from the US, Japan, Chile, Brazil, and Colombia. On top of that, the Game Pass will be increasing from $9.99 a month, to $10.99 a month. Now many will say that is not much, but increments add up to stress on the wallet over a period of time.
Kari Perez, head of communications for Xbox stated to The Verge: “We’ve held on our prices for consoles for many years and have adjusted the prices to reflect the competitive conditions in each market”
Source, The Verge: Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Game Pass for Console pricing will increase starting July 6th. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will move from $14.99 per month to $16.99 (€14.99 / £12.99). The base Xbox Game Pass for Console pricing will also move from $9.99 a month up to $10.99 (€10.99 / £8.99). Microsoft is not changing PC Game Pass pricing, though. If you’re an existing Game Pass monthly subscriber, then these new recurring prices won’t take effect until August 13th, or September 13th in Germany. New Xbox Game Pass members will see the new prices immediately on July 6th. If you’re subscribed to Xbox Game Pass through a yearly code, the new pricing won’t take effect until you go to renew your subscription.
The Xbox Series X is the fastest, most powerful Xbox ever. It is designed for a console generation that has you, the player, at its center. You can play thousands of titles from four generations of consoles – all games look and play best on Xbox Series X