Tech giant Microsoft has started testing a new Xbox Game Pass plan that will allow multiple people, including friends and family, to share Game Pass Ultimate benefits. The Company begins officially testing the Xbox Game Pass Family Plan in Ireland and Colombia. The new plan may officially debut as the ‘Xbox Game Pass family plan’
“We are always looking for ways to deliver experiences that offer players more choice and value in how they discover and experience games with their community,” the company said in a blog post.
In this plan, the testers will be able to add up to four people to their subscription as long as they are in the same country.
New Game Pass Benefits
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The plan is expected to offer several benefits which include the usual Game Pass games every month and other benefits such as unique access to content even when sharing a Single Pass.
You pay a flat fee every month and get access to tons of different games that you can play anytime, anywhere. On top of that, you get access to locally stored games too. In all, it’s a win-win.
Game Pass family plan Pricing
If you reside in Columbia or Ireland, you can sign up for the preview and try it out yourself. To start off, you need to first purchase the Xbox Game Pass Insider Preview. Testers in Ireland have to pay €21.99 (roughly Rs 1,782) for this family plan.
Once you get the subscription, you can head to the Subscriptions page on your Xbox console, PC, or cloud and check the validity and number of people you can share this plan with.
You can even add people who aren’t signed up for the Insider Preview program. But those who have Xbox All Access cannot participate in the preview.
Xbox’s lineup for this week
In addition to that exciting new test feature, Xbox is also bringing along several new titles this week to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, including Ghost Recon Wildlands. Ghost Recon Wildlands is an open-world third-person shooter that puts you in a massive landscape. Your task is to take on the Santa Blanca cartel and liberate Bolivia.
Here’s this week’s list of games coming this week:
- Ghost Recon Wildlands
- Turbo Gold Racing
- Two Point Campus
- Cooking Simulator
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