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Microsoft limits Xbox Game Pass subscription extensions in certain countries

Microsoft is limiting Xbox Game Pass subscription extensions in certain countries to deter players from stacking their membership at a cheaper rate.

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Doomeduk43d ago

Can't see who this helps Phil !

Einhander197243d ago

It helps Phil in a couple months when they raise the price... and if they are going this far to limit damages it's probably going to be a significant increase.

Profchaos43d ago (Edited 43d ago )

Shareholders and that's about it. Although if those subscribers using the loophole decide they don't want to pay full price then the subscriber count will drop so the victory may be short-lived as this is a very well known and frequently exploited loophole

roadkillers43d ago

I would assume price increases in the coming year.

isarai43d ago

Spunds like a price hike is coming and they doywant anyone getting it for cheaper.

Miacosa43d ago

Makes sense many users piled on at the beginning for very cheap. Cannot imagine that selling Games Pass at a loss helps Microsoft to pay for all the development and not to mention the cost of having to earn back the 70 billion it spent. The free rides are probably going to slow down with most likely a price increase coming in the next year or so especially once they merge more of Activision's content into Games Pass.

andy8543d ago

I certainly did. Under 100 for 3 years was great 😂

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Nordic Game has just revealed the winners of Nordic Game Awards 2024

"Nordic Game has revealed the winners of this year’s Nordic Game Awards, which took place on Thursday, May 23, during NG24 Spring and streamed live from Slagthuset in Malmö, Sweden." - Nordic Game.

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The Epic Games Store's Free Weekly Game is Ready to Harvest

The weekly freebie from The Epic Games Store is ready and waiting for you to redeem.

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The Digital Dragons 2024 conference event was a huge success story

"Three days filled with specialist lectures delivered by almost 200 speakers, three thematic summits, and over 2600 guests from almost every corner of the world - the capital of Małopolska became the capital of the games industry for a few days.

Organized by the Krakow Technology Park, the Digital Dragons Conference once again showed that Poland is attracting more and more attention from the world's biggest industry tycoons for a reason." - Digital Dragons.