“Making an attempt out a brand new look.”
Microsoft seems to have rebranded its Xbox Recreation Go to simply Recreation Go.
If the current adjustments on its social media accounts are something to go by, the service is constant to make use of the Xbox emblem however has dropped the phrase ‘Xbox’ from its official branding.
The Recreation Go and Recreation Go on PC Twitter accounts introduced the adjustments with a few cheeky tweets yesterday (thanks, Thurrott, by way of VGC), though the phrase “Xbox” is apparently nonetheless retained within the accounts’ names for now:
Making an attempt out a brand new look
— Xbox Recreation Go (@XboxGamePass) August 1, 2020
— Xbox Recreation Go For PC (@XboxGamePassPC) August 1, 2020
For those who have been hoping this implies we’ll see the service on Nintendo Swap sooner fairly than later, I’ve unhealthy information. ICYMI, Xbox boss Phil Spencer not too long ago poured chilly water on the suggestion the Xbox Recreation Go subscription service may nonetheless launch on rival platforms. As Tom defined a number of weeks again, It is a change in stance from a number of feedback round this time final yr, when Spencer mentioned on a number of events that Xbox Recreation Go showing “on all platforms” was “a long run aim”.
Microsoft has eliminated the choice to buy 12-month subscriptions of Xbox Reside Gold throughout all territories by which the year-long subscription was offered.
Whereas the one month and three-month subscriptions stay, there’s now now not an possibility to save lots of by buying the 12-month sub, resulting in hypothesis that the service will both be retired or refreshed for its next-gen system, Xbox Collection X, which is out later this yr.