This is a bad, bad, bad move - for a variety of reasons.
But the Xbox Live Gold paywall and name will remain the same.
More changes might be inbound for Xbox's online service.
You can make arguments for either side, but one makes more sense than the other.
Microsoft immediately reverses the recent price increase following widespread backlash.
More games than ever with Games with Gold comes alongside a steep price hike.
A little bit of spook and a little bit of cute for October.
The announcement, like the Xbox Series S reveal, was seemingly delayed.
Recent rumours have suggested Xbox Live Gold might not stick around for long, but Microsoft says the subscription service won't be seeing any changes.
This comes as rumors swirl that paid online is going away on Xbox.
Xbox Live Gold might not stick around for long.
With Xbox Game Pass and the upcoming xCloud, Microsoft is confident about its future in the industry.
Gaming revenue down by 10 percent, while Xbox Live monthly active users hit 65 million.
Microsoft may be facing a fight against a bigger titan than it has ever faced before in the gaming market.
Microsoft’s Q4 report shows ups and down for the Xbox division.
The service will be launching later this year, Microsoft has confirmed.
Existing subscribers get enough time to bail out if they want, though.
The online services will be investigated regarding their renewal and cancellation policies, among other things.
Star Wars: Battlefront II (the 2005 one) also available for free.