An Xbox Game Pass family plan is coming, potentially sometime this year, according to a new report. The plan would allow as many as five individual Microsoft accounts to make use of Xbox Game Pass, at a rate “far cheaper” than purchasing those subscriptions separately.
“According to trusted sources familiar with Microsoft’s efforts,” Jez Corden at Windows Central writes, “we can now confirm that Xbox is moving ahead with an Xbox Game Pass family plan, which could be set to launch sometime this year.” According to the report, the Xbox Game Pass family plan would allow up to five players to use the service for a single subscription price that would be “far cheaper than paying for five separate XGP accounts”.
There are plenty of unknowns, however. There’s no word on price (other than it being cheaper than separate accounts), and there’s no information yet on which tiers of Game Pass this deal would apply to – we don’t know if there will be an option for a PC Game Pass family plan, for example