Ubisoft + – Ubisoft’s subscription service – may be offered as part of Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass.
The rumor has been bubbling around for a few days – I saw it for the first time before Christmas – but at the time it hadn’t been substantiated by any significant sources and was loosely grouped into a larger collection of speculative Xbox “rumors”.
However, now Windows Central editor Jez Corden has acknowledged the rumor that “there is a great chance of being true based on things” [they’d] Heard, “which supposedly states that Ubisoft will join the service in late 2021.
“I saw rumors about Ubisoft Uplay + on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate,” Corden tweeted recently (thanks, ONMSFT.com). “I think this has a great chance of being true based on stuff I’ve heard.
“I imagine it was a vault or a smaller piece of older games, but crazier things happened,” they added. “I always thought EA Play was an extra tier of Game Pass, but they just set that bad boy up. I think we’ll see.”
I imagine it was a safe or a smaller piece of older games, but crazier things happened. I always thought EA Play was an extra tier of Game Pass, but they just set that bad boy up. I think we’ll see.December 30, 2020
Like EA’s EA Play, Ubisoft + gives players full access to a large library of new and old Ubisoft games, although Ubisoft + also includes initial access to new versions. The monthly subscription currently costs $ 14.99 / £ 12.99.
For now, we can only take the news as strictly as it is – a rumor – and even if it is true, reports suggest the partnership will come later rather than sooner, reportedly sometime around the 2021 holiday.
EA games joined the console version of Xbox Game Pass on time for the start of Xbox Series X. and Xbox Series S.. EA Play should also be available for Xbox Game Pass on PC in December, but Microsoft is now saying it will take more time “to ensure a great experience for everyoneEA Play’s arrival on Xbox Game Pass for PC is now set for some time in 2021, and Microsoft has announced that more information will be released early next year.
In related news, Sony’s Jim Ryan recently hinted at it PlayStation may have an answer to Xbox Game Pass in progress. Speaking to the press earlier this month, Ryan was asked how Sony plans to respond to Microsoft’s Game Pass initiative and replied, “There is indeed news, but just not today. We have PlayStation Now, our subscription service, and this is available in a number of markets. “
In October we learned that there are now more than 15 million people subscribing to Xbox Game Pass. That was an increase of 50 percent in just five months had only exceeded 10 million subscribers in April. Microsoft released the new number for Xbox Game Pass subscriber numbers in the same press release that announced the acquisition Bethesda parent company ZeniMax.
With the announcement that Future Bethesda titles will be on Xbox Game Pass on day oneincluding Starfield and The older scrolls 6With the advent of next generation systems, Xbox Game Pass growth is unlikely to slow now.
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