Microsoft Launches Xbox One X in India

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Backing up that statement, Microsoft has now announced that the company is bringing its library of first party games, i.e. games published by the Microsoft Studios to subscribing Game Pass members.

This is no doubt an incredible deal for gamers everywhere.

However, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said that future releases from the gaming giant - including the upcoming Sea Of Thieves, which is out on March 20 - would also launch on Game Pass on the same day. The service now includes over 100 games.


Out of more than 1,300 titles and more than 220 exclusives available on the Xbox One X, just a few short months after the device's global launch. That is, while you can take advantage of it to enjoy Gears of War 4, ReCore: Definitive Edition and Halo Wars 2, it does not give you access to titles like Halo 5: Guardians, Darksiders or Resident Evil 6.

Launched previous year, Game Pass is Microsoft's "Netflix-like" subscription service, which offers access to a selection of Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for a monthly fee of R159.00. This also happened to be the first mention of a new Gears of War game, which would be the fifth in the series.

Speaking to The Verge, Spencer said - "I have been on public record saying I want people to play the games they play on the devices they want to play them on, so stay tuned". Xbox Game Pass follows the lead of movie and TV streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, which have their own exclusive offerings available to anyone who pays a monthly fee. This essentially means paying for Xbox Game Pass each month is cheaper than buying all of the new releases separately. It is available for purchase through Amazon, Flipkart, Croma, Landmark, and Microsoft India stores, in addition to over 100 speciality gaming stores in the country.

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