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Microsoft announces price increase for Xbox Live Gold

Stephanie Nannery, Friday, January 22, 2021 15:03 GMT

Microsoft has announced a price increase for Xbox Live Gold.

The company said it would make price adjustments Xbox Live Gold In some markets.

According to the new pricing structure, existing 12-month or 6-month Xbox Live Gold members will not see any price increases until they decide to renew.

Once renewed or started, the price of a one-month Gold membership will increase by $ 1 and the price of a three-month membership will increase to $ 5, or an equivalent price in the region.

If you want to upgrade your Gold membership to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, your remaining Gold time will also be converted directly to Ultimate (up to 36 months).

As Microsoft explains, you currently have 11 months of Xbox Live Gold, and when you upgrade to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, those 11 months will be converted to 11 months of Ultimate at no additional cost.

If you are an XBL Gold member and live in one of the areas where prices have risen, you will receive an email and Message Center notification about what the new price will be next month.

Going forward, the new pricing will be $ 10.99 for one month, $ 29.99 for three months, $ 59.99 for six months, or regional equivalents. Prices will not be adjusted until at least 45 days have passed since you received the message.

Since Xbox Live was launched 18 years ago, the price of Xbox Live Gold hasn’t changed in many markets for years, and in some markets it hasn’t changed for more than a decade.

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