Announced a few months back, the Xbox Game Pass is ready for prime time, letting you sign up and gain access to over 100 games, from recent big hitters like Halo 5, through family friendly Lego games and into the Xbox 360 catalogue via backward compatibility to revisit the Bioshock series, Gears of War and plenty more – see the full selection of games here. Every game you want to play is downloaded and played locally on your Xbox One.
The service launches on 1st June and will set you back $9.99 a month, but there will be a 14 day free trial for new subscribers (AKA everyone with an Xbox One right now). However, if you’re an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you can get started early with your trial, starting today.
This isn’t a service that will stay still. Microsoft will update the catalogue each month with new titles, while cycling a few games out of the service to make space. While you’re subscribed, you’ll be able to get a discount on games in the service to buy them permanently, letting you carry on your progress.