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Microsoft says ‘Games with Gold’ is turned to permanent service for Xbox Live subscribers


Microsoft announced in Xbox wire blog that its attractive program that provides two free games a month for Xbox Live gold members as a permanent ongoing online service henceforth.

Microsoft's Xbox 'Games with Gold' program is now extended indefinitely
Microsoft’s Xbox ‘Games with Gold’ program is now extended indefinitely

Launched at E3 earlier in 2013 after the Sony’s announcement of paid Playstation Plus program, Xbox’s Games with Gold limited-time program was supposed to end on this December-end, but now extended indefinitely. Te company also added that Xbox Live users spent totally more than 120 million hours playing the free games downloaded via Games with Gold offer. Sony’s Playstation Plus program also provides users some selected free games until their subscription ends.

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Moreover, the current game available free for download for Xbox Live Gold subscribers is popular Halo 3 and its available until October 31st 2013. Although the program seems to run permanently, we can say it as till indefinite time and Microsoft can terminate the program according to their TOS.

Microsoft is trying every available ways to beat its next competitive gaming console Sony Playstation 4 for their upcoming Xbox One console. This step points that Microsoft is trying to lure in PS4 buyers just weeks ahead of Xbox One’s release date. Moreover, company is also running Xbox One roadshow to give the glance of their upcoming device to gamers in 75+ locations, since the PS4 launch date is set to November 15, just one week before Microsoft’s device.

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