Microsoft announces the Xbox Game Pass launches 1 June

Microsoft will soon begin turning its attention to the launch of the Project, Scorpio, but for now, the focus is on the promotion of the Xbox One sale, as much as possible.

With that in mind, a new subscription service announced in February, which promises unlimited access to over 100 games, will officially start on 1 June.

Xbox Game Over is intended to be more of us, playing games regularly on the Xbox, so in addition to that An Xbox, Game Pass will cost $9.99 per month. In return, you get access to more than 100 games of the Xbox and Xbox 360 game libraries.

Than is streamed, each game you choose to play by means of the service can be downloaded to your hard drive and can be deleted and downloaded again as many times as you want provided that there is an active subscription.

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Microsoft also promises to add new games to the service per month. If you want to buy the Game Pass games to keep permanently, expect a healthy discount to be applied to the purchase price.

Until now, we knew only the Xbox-Game Pass was the launch in the spring, but clearly that hasn’t happened. A short video posted on Facebook starring Danny McBride (see above) confirms a June 1st rollout. The subscription service will sit alongside Xbox Live Gold, which itself costs $60, – per year (for a limited time, buy a 12 month Xbox Live digital code and receive a 3-month Xbox Live digital code for free).

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