Microsoft (MSFT) wants you to play video games until you become one with your couch. And to do that, the company is rolling out its new Xbox Game Pass subscription service.
Available Friday for Xbox Live Gold members and coming June 1 for everyone else, Game Pass is a kind of Netflix for gaming that gives you unlimited access to more than 100 Xbox 360 and Xbox One titles via your Xbox One and One S consoles.
At $10 per month, Game Pass sounds like a heck of a deal. Out of the gate, Microsoft is offering games like “Halo 5: Guardians,” “BioShock Infinite” and “WWE 2K16,” as well as a host of Xbox 360 games.
But while that’s a good deal for gamers, it could be a huge problem for the world’s largest games retailer: GameStop (GME). But I’m still not exactly sold on the idea for gamers with limited time on their hands.
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