The company justified the increase by noting that the price of gold “hasn’t changed in years” in many places and in some cases hasn’t changed in more than a decade – the Xbox 360 was still in stores at the time. In theory, Microsoft simply recognizes that the costs have changed. PlayStation Plus still has a $ 60 option, although Sony
It’s not too hard to see Microsoft’s most ambitious plans, however. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is a relatively easy upsell. You’ll pay more at $ 15 per month, but you’ll have all of Gold’s features plus access to a growing library of titles and cloud play. The tech giant not only receives more money each month, but it is more likely to keep members who might otherwise let their Gold membership expire.