game news Elden Ring and GTA 5 on Xbox Game Pass, but not as you think
Microsoft has never hidden its efforts to make Xbox Game Pass its main asset. Imagine that Elden Ring could integrate the final formula well, but not as one might think at first glance.
Updated by Max Dodgeron August 11, 2022 at 11:25:39
In front of the strong reaction from the public towards the inclusion of games on Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft quickly responded and admitted… The Verge editor-in-chief tweeted to clarify the situation:
> If you see Elden Ring and other games look like they’re playable on Xbox Cloud Gaming or Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft said it was a bug and they fixed it.
If you see Elden Ring and other games appear as if they are playable on Xbox Cloud Gaming or Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft says this is a bug and has fixed it pic.twitter.com/cnYuANBaBo
—Tom Warren (@tomwarren) August 10, 2022
False alarm then.
Cloud games in effect
Every month, new games drop on Xbox Game Pass. We have a little bit of everything: big-budget titles, indie software, and games from day one of their release… There’s food and drink and that’s the great strength of Microsoft. The catalog recently showed a rather interesting signal, How will Elden Ring and Grand Theft Auto V be available soon on the platform While the company has not announced anything yet.
But looking closely, we realize the subtleties: Both titles should be part of Xbox Game Pass, but more precisely the Ultimate formula, which includes Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, and cloud games. This is exactly the last part that has been intriguing us since then Obviously titles will only be playable in the cloud, provided… you’ve already paid for them.
Paying and playing a game via Game Pass seems to be a contradiction. In fact, it isA novelty later announced by Microsoft, allowing you to play some games in cloud games that you purchased yourselfbut not in the famous service.
concretely, So it will be useful to continue playing everywhere as long as you have an internet connection – On phones, computers, tablets, connected TVs, etc. – Without being restricted to the traditional Xbox Game Pass Ultimate cloud catalogAs it is today.
Therefore, both Elden Ring and Grand Theft Auto V will be worried, and even if they are not pre-made in Game Pass, the ability to immerse themselves in their world on all devices thanks to Microsoft technology remains a very good point. The condition, as we remember, is to purchase games and be a subscriber to Xbox Game Ultimate (which costs 12.99 euros per month).
Obviously we’ll be waiting for a more concrete letter from Redmond and after that, nothing says titles won’t be added to Xbox Game Pass in the future. Furthermore it, Remember that the “family” syntax is currently being tested by Microsoft: More information can be found at this address.
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