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Microsoft is testing new Game Pass family plan with ability to add up to 4 members

Microsoft has started testing a new Game Pass family plan that will allow you to share Game Pass benefits with up to four people.

Published:Fri, August 05, 2022 1:26pm

By Pranav Sawant

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Microsoft is testing a new plan for Xbox Game Pass that will allow you to share the benefits of the Pass with multiple members. The new plan may officially debut as 'Xbox Game Pass family plan' and is currently being previewed in select regions. Given this plan's benefits, you may want to opt for it as it may make for a cheaper deal. Let's take a look at what this new plan would offer.

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Xbox Game Pass family plan is being tested as you read this story. The preview of this plan is available in regions like Columbia and Ireland. In these regions, testers will be able to share this family plan with up to four members.

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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.

The blog page on Xbox notes, "This [New family plan] makes it even easier to play the best Game Pass games with friends and family across console, PC, and cloud by enabling you to add up to four people to your subscription, all with their own unique access to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate games, content, and benefits."

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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.

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