Skip to main content

Xbox Live Gold will become Game Pass Core

The rebranded service will be live this September, and users will automatically transfer over at no cost

Sign up for the GI Daily here to get the biggest news straight to your inbox

Microsoft has announced that it will launch Xbox Game Pass Core, the rebranded Xbox Live Gold, on September 14.

The service will setback users $9.99 a month or $59.99 a year. The subscription will provide consumers access to its multiplayer network, more than 25 games, and various deals.

Corporate vice president and chief marketing officer at Xbox, Jerret West, said, "With this evolution, we're saying farewell to Games with Gold.

"We wanted to use this opportunity to re-imagine how to include content with this subscription. We found that the answer to the most compelling catalog was to leverage select titles from our Xbox Game Pass catalog."

Xbox Live Gold users will automatically transfer to Game Pass Core members in September at no additional cost.

The news of Game Pass Core comes a month after it was reported that the Xbox Series X price would increase in various countries.

Read this next

Jeffrey Rousseau avatar
Jeffrey Rousseau: Jeffrey joined in March 2021. Based in Florida, his work focused on the intersectionality of games and media. He enjoys reading, podcasts, staying informed, and learning how people are tackling issues.
Related topics