Xbox Game Pass Friends & Family plan expands to 6 more countries: All you need to know


Microsoft announced that it has expanded the Xbox Game Pass Friends & Family plan to six more countries, which allows up to five friends and family members to share Game Pass Ultimate benefits. Now Xbox players in Chile, Hungary, Israel, New Zealand, South Africa and Sweden will be able to join the scheme, the tech giant said in a blogpost on Tuesday.

“This plan makes it even easier to play the best Game Pass games with friends and family on console, PC and in the cloud.” In addition, members can play on multiple devices at the same time and even play the same game at the same time. With the plan, each member can enjoy a library of hundreds of games on console, PC or in the cloud.

Users can add up to four people to their membership. It states, “The people you share your membership with must live in the same country.” The tech giant rolled out an initial pilot of the scheme in Ireland and Colombia in September last year.

Meanwhile, Microsoft has announced that it will be removing a bunch of beloved games from the Xbox 360 Marketplace on February 7th. The announcement was made via an Updates section of the support page of the Xbox website. The removed games will no longer be available for purchase after February 7th.

“A number of game titles and related add-ons will be removed from the Xbox 360 Marketplace in a select set of regions per title. These removals will begin on February 7, 2023,” the company said on an Xbox Support page.

However, all is not bad. If you purchased a game that is being removed before February 7th, you will be able to download it after February 7th. Support page. In addition, games being removed from the Xbox 360 Store will remain available on the Xbox One and Xbox Series X and Series S stores.

With inputs from IANS

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