For the moment, we continue with two services in parallel, on the one hand we have the subscription service which gives us access to the online options of games and other extras and on the other hand we have Xbox Game Pass, which offers us a service with a selection of games included in the price which adds new arrivals monthly.
As they shared over the past few hours XboxEra, for some time it has been possible to view in the Xbox store the union of Xbox Live as one of the bonuses for being a standard Xbox Game Pass subscriber. Currently, if you’re an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriber, you already have access to multiplayer at no additional cost, so this step would bring us to a new scenario where you might just have the Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game subscription left. Ultimate Pass, both. with integrated Xbox Live and at no additional cost.
Xbox Live and Xbox Game Pass all in one
At this time, Microsoft has not commented on this leak, but it should be remembered that for a short time, free games no longer necessarily need an Xbox Live subscription to access them. On a related note, all of the changes to Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Network, the name that currently covers all Xbox online services.
We will remain attentive in case Microsoft or any member of the Xbox team decides on the next changes that may affect their services.