Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
October 16, 2019
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Xbox Live Gold prices set to double in India

Xbox Live Gold prices set to double in India

January 30, 2017 | By Alissa McAloon

January 30, 2017 | By Alissa McAloon
Comments
    Post A Comment
More: Console/PC, Business/Marketing



Newsbrief: The price of both monthly and yearly Xbox Live Gold memberships in India are set to jump significantly at the end of next month, according to reports from Gadgets 360.

Previously, one month of Xbox Live Gold was sold for ₹350 while one year ran for ₹2,240. As of February 28, both of those prices will nearly double to ₹699 and ₹3,999 respectively.

Converted to USD, this would roughly equate to a monthly membership jumping from $5.16 to $10.31 and a yearly from $33.04 to $58.99.

This sudden jump is, according to Microsoft, in response to changes in the value of the Indian rupee.

“After carefully evaluating the currency changes within India, and with the understanding that our offerings always provide a balance of service and value for our customers, we will be adjusting the price of our Xbox Live Gold subscriptions,” said an email from Microsoft detailing the change. “As such, the price of your Xbox Live Gold subscription will be increasing.”

The pricing update notably brings the cost of Microsoft's membership more in line with PlayStation Plus, which currently runs ₹576 ($8.50) per month and ₹3,999 ($58.99) per year in India.



Related Jobs

Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[10.15.19]

Producer
Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[10.15.19]

QA Manager
Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[10.15.19]

Senior Lighting Artist
Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[10.15.19]

Camera Designer









Loading Comments

loader image