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Microsoft is testing a plan that will allow subscribers to share their benefits with others. If you are in the same country as a tester, you will be able to add up to four people to your subscription if you choose to do so.

The preview of a plan that allows multiple people to share Game Pass Ultimate benefits will be offered by Microsoft. It's even easier to play the best Game Pass games with friends and family across console, PC, and cloud by enabling you to add up to four people to your subscription, all with their own unique access toXbox Game Pass Ultimate games, content, and benefits.

The family plan is currently priced at €21.99 per month in Ireland.
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If you sign up for an Xbox Insider preview today in the Microsoft Store, you'll be able to convert existing time remaining on a plan to a new plan based on the monetary value of your membership. If you have a full month of Ultimate, it will be converted to 18 days of membership. A preview version of the new family plan is available in Ireland.

After they sign up for the new plan, they can send invites via email or generate links to share with friends and family.

The email invite for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate sharing.
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Microsoft has been rumored to be considering a family plan for Xbox Game Pass for quite some time, and this preview shows it is getting ready to test how it would work.

The PC Game Pass is available for $9.99 a month. You can upgrade to the Ultimate version of the game for $14.99 and get online access, as well as other perks.

There is a new article with pricing information in Ireland.