Microsoft has announced that games free to play with online multiplayer de Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S y Xbox 360 ya do not require an Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online. So, enjoy titles like Fortnite: Battle Royale, Call of Duty: Warzone Y Apex Legends It is, from this Wednesday, totally free on Xbox consoles.
The Redmond company began testing free multiplayer in March of this year among users of the Xbox Insider Program. In those tests, in addition to the open online multiplayer in the free to play, I also know allow to use group voice chat and search for groups functionality players without being subscribed to Xbox Live Gold. In the statement published this January 21 do not refer to those functions.
Xbox announced in January that the price of the Xbox Live Gold subscription would go up in different territories, including Spain. After the protests of the players, they took several steps backwards: not only did they ensure that the subscription price would not go up, but they announced that online multiplayer will be free for the titles free to play.
Thus, the online ecosystem of Microsoft consoles balances its price to that of the other platforms. On PlayStation Network It is necessary to pay to play premium games online, but it has always been free in free titles. On Nintendo Switch subscription to paid tickets was first introduced on a Nintendo machine, but in the free to play is free.
Dozens of free online games on Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S
In the Microsoft Store there are more than 50 video games with online multiplayer of different types that can be played for free. On Vandal We compiled at the beginning of the month a list of best free Xbox One games divided by genres (battle royale, MMO, sports, etc.), so we invite you to take a look.