The Redmond giant suddenly removed the $1 Game Pass trial package before the official launch of Starfield.
According to IGN, Microsoft recently removed the $1 Xbox Game Pass trial package, a move that took place just a few days before the Starfield game. release of the popular
Earlier this year, Microsoft confirmed it would end the $1 month-long Xbox Game Pass Ultimate trial, but after increasing the subscription price for this subscription, the $1 trial returned. again in the form of 14 days.
The company’s removal of the 14-day trial was discovered by XGP, as Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass subscription page no longer listed the subscription. This trial is the only trial option left after Microsoft removed the $1 month-long Game Pass trial in early August of this year.
That means fans who want to join Game Pass just to play Starfield – Bethesda’s long-awaited space role-playing game – now have to pay $9.99 for a month. used on PC, 10.99 USD for a month on Xbox, or 16.99 USD for a month with the Ultimate package, if registered through Microsoft’s website.
removed the Game Pass Although Microsoft has quietly trialed it, it’s not a surprising move as Starfield approaches its official release date. This is an important game both commercially and for the company’s reputation. IGN has asked for comment but Microsoft has not responded yet.
The tech giant is expected to get a lot of mileage out of Starfield, which is expected to increase the number of Game Pass subscribers significantly. Additionally, by eliminating the 14-day trial, Microsoft is also promoting increased revenue for Game Pass.