In a surprise announcement on Wednesday, Ubisoft revealed that they are bringing their own subscription service, aptly called Ubisoft+, to Xbox platforms. This rumor has been floating around in various circles since the service was announced for PC, and with the popularity of EA Play and obviously Xbox Game Pass, it seems like a no-brainer that Ubisoft would want in on the action on consoles as well.
The service is similar to Xbox Game Pass and EA Play by allowing players to have access to over 100 Ubisoft games for a single monthly fee, including new releases like Far Cry 6 and Riders Republic for $14.99 (USD) per-month, although there’s also a multi-access plan currently with Google Stadia $17.99 (USD), similar to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate in a sense. The one major difference Ubisoft+ offers however is that all major DLC packs are included with the subscription.
Here’s what Ubisoft had to say about the announcement:
“Originally launched for PC, the service allows access to more than 100 Ubisoft titles at a single monthly cost, with games and DLC available on launch day, and monthly rewards including cosmetics, boosters, in-game items, and more.”
“Ultimately, we will offer the Ubisoft+ subscription service to Xbox owners so that they can enjoy the full extent of our Ubisoft+ game library, including new releases, on their consoles.”Daniel O Connor, Ubisoft Press Release
Though there is no indication that this will be part of Xbox Game Pass, the news that Ubisoft’s library will be available for a subscription is appealing, with franchises like Splinter Cell, Ghost Recon, Rayman, Prince of Persia, Assassin’s Creed, Beyond Good and Evil, Rainbow Six, and many more. Will you be adding this subscription to your Xbox plan? Let us know or play with us by joining our Discord or Facebook group!
Source: Ubisoft Blog
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