Xbox Game Pass and the Xbox Series X are getting a price hike


Xbox Game Pass and the Xbox Series X are getting a price hike
By: Connor Makar Posted: June 23, 2023

The price of Xbox Game Pass is increasing by $1 across all markets, while the cost of the Xbox Series X is also getting a price bump in all regions except from US, Japan, Chile, Brazil, and Colombia as of this August.

This news comes from The Verge, who reported on the price hike earlier this week. The price increase for Game Pass will affect both the base version of the service, as well as Game Pass Ultimate.

Speaking to The Verge, head of communications for Xbox Kari Perez commented on the increased price of the Xbox Series X, stating: “We’ve held on our prices for consoles for many years and have adjusted the prices to reflect the competitive conditions in each market.” As a result, the Xbox Series X will cost £479.99 in the UK, €549.99 in Europe, $649.99 in Canada, and $799.99 in Australia.

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