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Xbox All Access new subscription service from Microsoft could be the cheapest way to own a Xbox console

With a monthly fee for two years, users will get access to Xbox Live, Xbox Game Pass and an Xbox console, which they’ll get to keep by the end of the contract.

  • Published: August 23, 2018 9:12 PM IST
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If rumors are to be believed, then Microsoft could soon be introducing a new subscription called Xbox All Access, which will offer the cheapest way to get access to an Xbox console, Xbox Live and Xbox game Pass. Codenamed Project Largo, the new service will come with a monthly fee for two years, after which the user will own the Xbox console.

According to Windows Central, Xbox All Access will be an US exclusive service. The subscription will be available for both Xbox One S and Xbox One X for a monthly fee of $22 (approximately Rs 1,500), and $35 (approximately Rs 2,500) respectively.

At the moment, an Xbox One S in US costs roughly around $230, while a one-year Xbox Live subscription comes for an additional $60 and Xbox Game Pass comes for $10 a month. Put all together it will cost the user $590, which is slightly more than $528 the Xbox All Access will cost by the end of two years. While it’s not a big difference, the latter also provides more flexibility in terms of payment.

Besides owning the Xbox console, users will also get the benefits of Xbox Live and Xbox Pass, which will give them access to stream games online and a video game library to download new titles respectively, which sounds great.

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In other news, Microsoft announced at Gamescom 2018 that PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) is finally leaving Early Access on Xbox, and is all set for a full launch of its 1.0 version on September 4. The game has been in Early Access on Xbox since December 2017. Along with the launch, Xbox players will also be greeted with the new Sanhok map and the War mode. The full product release of PUBG for Xbox One will be available in both digital and retail disc versions.

 

  • Published Date: August 23, 2018 9:12 PM IST