If you’re into gaming, you are surely aware of the benefits of subscription services such as Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Unlimited. Game Passes allow you to play over 100 games as part of the monthly subscription and offer some discounts for free games and downloadable content. The only thing better than hundreds of games to choose from each month are deals on the Game Passes that allow you to do so. We’ve found Xbox Game Pass deals and Xbox Game Pass Unlimited deals so you can reap the rewards of subscription gaming without putting a strain on your bank account.
Today’s Best Xbox Game Pass Deals
What Is Xbox Game Pass?
Xbox Game Pass is Microsoft’s subscription service for use with Xbox One and Windows 10 that gives you complete access to over 100 games. As long as your subscription is current and the game is available in the Game Pass library, you can download any game to your console and play it in full. One of the best parts about the Game Pass is that you are actually downloading the game to your console, so you don’t have to worry about streaming, bandwidth, or connectivity issues. Also, there is no limit to the number of games you can download other than the amount of storage available on your console. If a game you are currently playing is removed from the catalog or if your subscription expires, access to the game is suspended until you either purchase the game or renew your subscription. The good news is, your in-game progress is saved so you can pick right back up where you left off.
Additionally, if you choose to buy any game that you’ve played from the Game Pass library, you will receive an exclusive, members-only price of 20% off and any related content for those games at a 10% discount. Xbox One, Xbox 360, and original Xbox games are all included in the library, the latter two through backward compatibility, so there are endless choices.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is both an Xbox Game Pass subscription and an Xbox Live Gold Subscription tied into one monthly fee. Xbox Live Gold is a subscription membership that is required if you want to play games online with Xbox One or Xbox 360. Whether you’re playing solo, with a single friend, or as a part of an online cooperative with a bunch of strangers, you need Xbox Live Gold to do it. Your subscription also gives you access to the party system and voice chat so you can communicate with your cohorts while you play.
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