Microsoft’s full assertion is as follows;
“We tousled right now and also you had been proper to tell us. Connecting and enjoying with associates is a crucial a part of gaming and we failed to fulfill the expectations of gamers who depend on it day by day. As a end result, we’ve got determined to not change Xbox Live Gold pricing.
“We’re turning this second into a possibility to carry Xbox Live extra in keeping with how we see the participant on the middle of their expertise. Free-to-play video games will really be free and you’ll not want an Xbox Live Gold membership to play these video games on Xbox. We are working onerous to ship this variation as quickly as attainable within the coming months.
“If you are an Xbox Live Gold member already, you stay at your current price for renewal. New and existing members can continue to enjoy Xbox Live Gold for the same prices they pay today. In the US, $9.99 for 1-month, $24.99 for 3-months, $39.99 for 6-months and $59.99 for retail 12-months.”