Tech & Science Inflation reaches the Xbox: Games are provided in 2023 expensive
majority expects increasing inflation
in 2023. According to a survey, the majority in Germany do not believe in relaxation in consumer prices in the new year. © Jan Woitas/dpa Economists expect the new year with gradually falling inflation rates. The majority of consumers see it differently. on the contrary: Half (50 percent) of the adults surveyed in 2057 by the YouGov opinion research institute believes that inflation will continue to increase in 2023.
was not the question of whether, but when it happened: Microsoft increases the prices for the games produced in its own studios. The implementation should start in early 2023.
The new standard price for the games produced in-house will be $ 69.99 in the future, as Microsoft confirmed to. That is ten dollars more than before.
What the implementation looks like in other markets is not yet known. According to Microsoft, there will be regional differences, but it should be obvious that the games are becoming more expensive all over the world. Although this is ultimately only a further consequence of the general price pressure, one gives yourself confidently at Microsoft and says that the new price " reflects the content, the scope and technical complexity of these titles".
Xbox Game Pass Light? Microsoft should check advertised variant
© provided by Dr. Windows Xbox Game Pass cover picture To give the Xbox Game Pass a fresh thrust, Microsoft apparently thinks of introducing a significantly cheaper variant that has some restrictions and is also counter financed by advertising. Some randomly selected Xbox users were apparently invited to take part in an survey (via WindowsCentral ), in which they were asked whether they were open to such an offer. Very concrete properties of such a "light version" were listed.
You also point out that the standard prices for the in -house games have not been raised for many years. In this context, Microsoft's indication that all of your own games will of course continue to be missing will continue to be included in the Game Pass from the first day.
is not known whether the prices for the game subscription are also increased. The Game Pass is still very aggressively marketed, but the number of subscribers has recently no longer increased significantly. Xbox boss Phil Spencer had even pondered whether a certain degree of satiety may have been achieved.
about possible price increases in the Xbox consoles is currently not known. Spencer had recently commented on this and said that the prices will be kept stable in any case over Christmas, but it was clear that you cannot guarantee this forever. So it would not be too much surprise if console prices were also increased in spring 2023.
Xbox Lives Games With Gold: Praetorians and Dead End Job Free .
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