News: Xbox Live Gold price increase in November.

Major Nelson posted on his blog today that the price for certain Xbox Live Gold packages is due to increas on 1st November. This may not be good news dependant on where in the world you live. Here are the changes:


  • 12 Month: $49.99 -> $59.99
  • 3 Month: $19.99 -> $24.99
  • 1 Month: $7.99 -> $9.99


  • 1 Month: £4.99 -> £5.99


  • 1 Month: $8.99 -> $9.99  (Canadian dollars)


  • 12 Month: 499 Pesos -> 599 Pesos

So as you can tell, the real hit is for our American friends as pretty much all there Xbox Live Gold packages are increasing.

What do you think about this increase? Let us know in the comments.


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I'm 19 an I study Computer Games Design at Staffordshire University. I'm a video gamer and also a Yu-Gi-Oh! collector/player. Twitter: @30DiedOnMars

3 Responses to News: Xbox Live Gold price increase in November.

  1. REGARDLESS of the small size of our increase. This is BS. why? The increase is for the ESPN and Hulu stuff. The stuff the US gets only. We pay extra for what we have now! TOTAL BS.

  2. Sean Fielding says:

    @cazzahanna I don’t think it’s to pay for the ESPN/Hulu, because that would mean that it would go up on all plans in all countries. Idk, I could be wrong. Plus, the only change for us is month by month, so if you buy bulk, you save monies. Meh, I’m ok with spending the £1 a month extra, just get LoveFilm streaming, and in game/Spotify working. Then I will love XBL. Kthxbai.

    (Also, allow Silver members to get free XBL stuff, then maybe iPlayer can join the party. The only think stopping iPlayer is you would have to pay to get iPlayer, I think that’s what they said. And really, LoveFilm needs to get on XBL. It’s like NetFlix, but not as developed yet XD)

  3. td90uk says:

    What a royal pain in the…well you know.

    £1 a month increase, will we get 20% more features? No. Why has it been like this for the last 5 years and suddenly increased now? Not like Microsoft are skint is it?

    If it goes up any more than this, I may be tempted to replace my Xbox with a PlayStation when this generation ends. MAYBE

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