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Microsoft follows Sony example And it is preparing to increase the price of games in 2023. As he found out IGN website From a company spokesperson, Xbox Series X / S titles will cost $69.99 instead of $59.99 so far. From now on, pay more than PLN 300 for AAA games at premiere.
Among the first titles we’ll be buying at a higher price from next year is AD. Forza MotorsportAnd the Redfall And the starfield. The increase itself is to “reflect the content, size and technical complexity” of these products. It was also mentioned that all of them will be available on Game Pass on release day:
This price reflects the content, size, and technical complexity of these titles. As with all games developed by our Xbox teams, they will also be available with Game Pass the same day they are launched.
Microsoft’s decision confirms what we can expect Information From the end of October. already then Phil Spencer announced that not only games, but also consoles and a subscription to Game Pass will increase in price.
The boss of Xbox promised that he would try to maintain current prices for as long as possible and at least until the end of the current Christmas period. Apparently, in the case of games, that’s all we can hope for.
IGN hasn’t learned anything about the console’s pricing, though. But it can get more expensive at the same time as the games. He is preparing for the bonus Nintendo, although – according to some sources – the popularity of Switch exclusive titles may prevent this. Or at least delay the price increase a bit.
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