Briefly: At $10 per month, the recently debuted Xbox Game Pass is a fantastic value for gamers new to Xbox. The service launched just last month, and already features over 100 Xbox 360 and Xbox One games, including Halo 5: Guardians, Payday 2, NBA 2K16, LEGO Batman, and a ton more.
For gamers who have been around a little longer, the initial offerings of the Xbox Game Pass leaves us desiring a little more for our hard earned $10. A lot of the games currently being offered are pretty freaking old, or were so popular that unless you’re new to the platform you’ve likely already given them a play through.
During a recent Xbox Daily video, senior product manager Dennis Ceccarelli revealed a few choice tidbits about the service, noting that “On the first of every month, you’re going to see at least five new games enter the Game Pass catalogue — every single month…”
The other pressing question that all of us who just began actually paying for the service have: is this shit going to disappear? How long are these games going to stay around for?
It really sounds like, similar to Netflix, it’s going to depend on the title itself. Ceccarelli noted that some of the earliest games will leave the service starting in November, while the rest of the games will stick around for at least a little longer.
Hopefully, also like Netflix, we’ll get some sort of warning when a title is about to leave the service. This would allow us to know just how long we had to finish a title, or make alternate arrangements (rent, buy, borrow) to continue with the game once it disappears from game pass.
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