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Xbox One Games With Gold requires ongoing subscription

Microsoft has revealed one big difference between Games With Gold on Xbox One and Xbox 360. On Xbox One, active Gold membership required to play free games you’ve downloaded,” the company has said. [Users] must download titles during designated window.” That’s different to how things work on Xbox 360, which …

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Netflix ups UK subscription price to £6.99

Video streaming site Netflix has upped its UK subscription price by 1 to 6.99. However, the existing price of 5.99 for current subscribers will be frozen for two years providing their subscription remains active. It has told customers that the hike has been introduced "in order to continue adding more …

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Sony reverses DriveClub PS+ upgrade expiry

PlayStation Plus subscribers who pay to upgrade the free PS+ version of DriveClub will be able to access the extra content permanently. If you have DriveClub PS+ Edition and upgrade, we’ll ensure you keep full game access even if your PS Plus runs out,” the PlayStation Europe Twitter account just …

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OnLive cuts CloudLift subscription price, LEGO The Hobbit added

Cloud gaming outlet OnLive has halved the price of its CloudLift service to under 5. The streaming service allows users to play their existing games purchased on Steam across a variety of devices, including tablet PCs and TVs, through the cloud. But now the firm has slashed the price of …

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Bethesda says Elder Scrolls Online subscription charge ‘was a mutual decision’

The implementation of a monthly subscription fee for the upcoming The Elder Scrolls Online was not forced upon Bethesda by parent company ZeniMax. It would be fair to say it was a mutual decision,” Bethesda’s global marketing and PR boss Pete Hines told Games.On.Net. It wasn’t like they decided it, …

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Microsoft drops subscription $99 Xbox 360 offer

US customers are no longer able to purchase an Xbox 360 for $99 as part of an Xbox Live subscription offer. Wall Street Journal reports that the deal, which was introduced in May 2012 and emulated the pricing structure offered by mobile phone operators, was actually discontinued last July. "This …

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No PS+ required for Elder Scrolls Online on PS4

Bethesda has confirmed that PS4 owners will not need to subscribe to PlayStation Plus to play The Elder Scrolls Online. PS4 is the first Sony console to require that users sign up to the subscription arm of PlayStation network to access multiplayer. However, it appears from CVG‘s report that this …

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F2P: Has F2P killed the subscription MMO?

If you listen to everything the media has to say on the MMO genre then you’d be led to believe it’s in a state of decline. The vast majority of games in the space are now turning F2P while only the market leaders maintain their subscription models. One example is …

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Virgin Gaming launching subscription e-sports service

A new subscription service has been unveiled by e-sports brand Virgin Gaming. VentureBeat reports that Virgin Premium will cost $4.99 per month. For that users can enter competitive multiplayer tournaments without the need to surrender a portion of their winnings, as is the way with the current offer. Subscribers are …

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Project Spark freed of Xbox Live Gold restrictions

Xbox One owners will not need to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold to access free-to-play title Project Spark. The platform holder’s community Mike Lescault confirmed onReddit: You will not need a Gold subscription to play Project Spark for free on any platform.” Free-to-play titles previously released on Xbox 360, such …

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