Xbox Game Pass get a file Lower prices in some countries Middle East as of February 2022which does not concern Europe at the moment but opens a glimmer, if nothing else, on the possibility that the differences are not necessarily incremental for Microsoft’s service.
Countries affected by the Xbox Game Pass price drop areKingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirateswhich belongs to a region completely different from Europe in terms of general economic and geopolitical conditions, so the initiatives taken in those parts are unlikely to have short-term repercussions even on the Old Continent, but it is interesting to note downward divergence prices, because it does not happen often.
With the public reassessment, the Xbox Game Pass subscription price drops significantly as of February 2022, with the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription moving to $9.99/month (instead of the current €14.99) and console or PC up to $6.99 per month (from currently $9.99).
In Saudi Arabia, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is priced at 39.99 SAR per month (approx. €9.37) from 54.99 SAR (about 12.89 euros), while the exclusive subscription for console or PC comes to 29.99 SAR per month (about 7 euros), compared to 39.99 SAR in the beginning.
“We regularly re-evaluate the price of Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold to provide the best service in every country,” Xbox Gulf, the local branch of Microsoft Xbox, wrote in an official release. “These price adjustments have been studied according to the circumstances of each country, they are simply a continuation of the adjustments we made in other countries last year.”
Variations of this kind are carefully studied on the basis of different local conditions in terms of the market and potential audience, so it is difficult to see a global movement that could also influence the situation in EuropeHowever, we are awaiting any developments on this matter from Microsoft. In the meantime, we’ve seen the games from the second round of February 2022 and those leaving the subscription on February 28, 2022.
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