Xbox introduced a new service that should please not only parents, but also gamers in general.

We all know games can cost upwards of $70, so why not provide a service where people can play all the game they want?

Game Pass offers around 100 games from different generations of the Xbox. You have some great old gems like the “Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic” games and others from the Original Xbox.

Throw in a bunch of Xbox 360 titles and you haven’t even started to see all the games yet. From the current Xbox One library you have “Sea of Thieves,” “State of Decay 2,” “The Division,” “Rise of the Tomb Raider” and “Fallout 4” ... just to name a few.

An important thing to note is that this isn’t a demo or timed game, you have the ability to play the game as long as you want. Once subscribed, all you have to do is go to the memberships tab on your game’s menu and choose the game you like.

There is a large list to search through so you can sort through them in different ways until you find the game you want. Then you just download the game and enjoy.

The cost of the service is a bargain at $11.99 a month. This entitles you the ability to play as many of the games as you want.

The Xbox One games like “State of Decay 2” already cost around $30-40 so the price of Game Pass is more than fair. Newer games like “Forza Horizon 4” will be included in the Game Pass subscription on day one.

If you want to try out some of the latest games on the service, you can even ask for $1 for a month’s trial.

Summer is the perfect time to check out this service and see the benefit and cost savings this offers.

Each month, new games are added to keep the library fresh and offer an incentive to keep subscribing to the service.

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Look for my review on the Crash Bandicoot collection on the Xbox One coming up in the next few weeks.

Sascha Heist is a Penticton gamer.

Feel free to contact Sascha at sggall@telus.net with gaming questions and more.

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