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Star Wars: Squadrons Is Free-To-Play On Xbox For A Limited Time Alongside Two Other Titles

by Liana Ruppert on Jan 14, 2021 at 02:39 PM

News broke yesterday that the Star Wars franchise is expanding beyond the previous EA exclusivity, beginning with Ubisoft taking its shot at a galaxy far, far away with a new open-world adventure. With Star Wars games being a hot topic, Xbox is offering players a chance to check out Motive Studio's Squadrons experience for free for a limited time. That's not the only game offering a free trial period over on Team Green either. 

For a limited time, Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate members can check out Star Wars: Squadrons, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and Yooka-Laylee for free starting today until January 17 at 11:59 p.m. PT. This offer is also available for both Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S owners as well, so everyone can join in on the fun as long as they are a member of the Gold or Ultimate programs. 

For those that might not have dipped their toes into the Xbox Game Pass pool quite yet, it's a good deal! With this membership, there are two options to choose from with the Xbox Game Pass and the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Both offer Team Green fans a chance to play over 100 titles at no additional cost, including day-one launches of first-party titles. With the acquisition of Bethesda, there will be even more incentive to join up with this particular service, not to mention the rumor that Ubisoft+ may be also joining in with its own library in the near future. 

Xbox Game Pass is $10 a month, whereas Xbox Game Pass Ultimate comes in at $15 and includes Xbox Live Gold. It's a pretty good deal, especially for those that are picky with their games. 

Do you have the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership? What are your thoughts on how Microsoft has cultivated its internal ecosystem thus far? Sound off with what you think about Xbox's continued evolution in the comment section below! 

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Star Wars: Squadrons

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Dragon Ball FighterZcover

Dragon Ball FighterZ

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
January 26, 2018 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC), 
September 28, 2018 (Switch), 
February 29, 2024 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S)


PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, Wii U, PC
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