XBOX FAMILY GOLD Discontinued!!!???

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User Info: TightNinja

TightNinja
3 years ago#1
I received an email today saying all accounts under the family plan will convert to individual memberships.


I have 4 Xbox live gamer tags in my family account that we pay $99 a year for. As of August 27 it will cost $240 (individual memberships are $60 correct?)

Microsoft is screwing us before the Xbone is officially out

See article here

http://www.polygon.com/2013/3/8/4080592/microsoft-discontinues-xbox-live-gold-family-pack



Official MS thread here

http://support.xbox.com/en-US/billing-and-subscriptions/parental-controls/family-pack-convert-individual-member-faq



Wow Microsoft Wow.
GOD PWNS ALL!!!!!!!!
PS One Cloud = awesome Xbox One Cloud

User Info: Rival_Blue_1999

Rival_Blue_1999
3 years ago#2
*slowly claps*
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User Info: JeDDyD

JeDDyD
3 years ago#3
get ready, the xdrones will soon attempt to put a spin on this.
"Meanwhile, inside a nearby swordfish..."

User Info: METALINGUS5150

METALINGUS5150
3 years ago#4
JeDDyD posted...
get ready, the xdrones will soon attempt to put a spin on this.


They'll probably just say to buy an Xbox One, even though people could be happy with just an Xbox 360.

User Info: nitedawg

nitedawg
3 years ago#5
If I read the news right today. Just cancel them all but one. Only one for 60$ will be enough for every GT on the same machine. At least on the X1.

User Info: TightNinja

TightNinja
3 years ago#6
We had a family plan where different family members lived in different cities (my brother and his kid)
GOD PWNS ALL!!!!!!!!
PS One Cloud = awesome Xbox One Cloud

User Info: FusionC

FusionC
3 years ago#7
TightNinja posted...
I received an email today saying all accounts under the family plan will convert to individual memberships.


I have 4 Xbox live gamer tags in my family account that we pay $99 a year for. As of August 27 it will cost $240 (individual memberships are $60 correct?)

Microsoft is screwing us before the Xbone is officially out

See article here

http://www.polygon.com/2013/3/8/4080592/microsoft-discontinues-xbox-live-gold-family-pack



Official MS thread here

http://support.xbox.com/en-US/billing-and-subscriptions/parental-controls/family-pack-convert-individual-member-faq



Wow Microsoft Wow.



They are doing this because you dont need it anymore! All accounts on the console will have access to live as long as ONE account has it. Its all over the news today, but im posting this just incase this isnt a troll topic
For the Horde!!!!

User Info: METALINGUS5150

METALINGUS5150
3 years ago#8
FusionC posted...
TightNinja posted...
I received an email today saying all accounts under the family plan will convert to individual memberships.


I have 4 Xbox live gamer tags in my family account that we pay $99 a year for. As of August 27 it will cost $240 (individual memberships are $60 correct?)

Microsoft is screwing us before the Xbone is officially out

See article here

http://www.polygon.com/2013/3/8/4080592/microsoft-discontinues-xbox-live-gold-family-pack



Official MS thread here

http://support.xbox.com/en-US/billing-and-subscriptions/parental-controls/family-pack-convert-individual-member-faq



Wow Microsoft Wow.



They are doing this because you dont need it anymore! All accounts on the console will have access to live as long as ONE account has it. Its all over the news today, but im posting this just incase this isnt a troll topic


Someone from Microsoft should confirm whether or not that applies to both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One or just Xbox One.

User Info: TightNinja

TightNinja
3 years ago#9
Polygon article


"Unfortunately, the Home Gold service won't be available to Xbox 360 owners and there are no plans to bring back the Family Pack. " We'll continue to evaluate for what we're going to do on the 360 but that's an Xbox One feature right now," Whitten said.


http://www.polygon.com/2013/3/8/4080592/microsoft-discontinues-xbox-live-gold-family-pack
GOD PWNS ALL!!!!!!!!
PS One Cloud = awesome Xbox One Cloud

User Info: TightNinja

TightNinja
3 years ago#10
wrong link

http://www.polygon.com/2013/8/9/4605820/xbox-one-home-gold
GOD PWNS ALL!!!!!!!!
PS One Cloud = awesome Xbox One Cloud
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