Get a month of Uplay+ for free and which is the best sub service for games?
Uplay+ is a new subscription service that lets you play over 100 Ubisoft games, including all new releases such as Watch Dogs Legion (once it launches). After the free trial period Uplay+ will cost ?15.00 per month.
What does Uplay have to offer?
Cost: Uplay costs ?15 a month after the free trial
Number of games: Uplay boast 100+ games currently
Notable games: The Division 2, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Rainbow Six Siege, Watch Dogs Legion (2020), Ghost Recon Breakpoint (October 2019)
- Access to premium editions of new Ubisoft games at launch
- Access to all DLC
- Enrollment in betas for new games
- All the Ubisoft games
- Slightly more expensive
- Mostly Ubisoft games with very little amount of Indie games
Do you love Ubisoft games? like really, really love Ubisoft games? if so then this is definitely worth trying because it is basically a subscription to Ubisofts entire catalogue of games.
What does Xbox gamepass bring to the table?
Cost: ?10/month (?1 promotion for E3, ?15/month for Ultimate, which includes Xbox games)
Number of games: 100+
Notable games: Metro Exodus, Wolfenstein 2, Gears of War 5 (September 2019), The Outer Worlds (October 2019), Wasteland 3 (2020)
- Lots of great indies
- Great value if you have an Xbox and get the Ultimate pass, which includes Gamepass for PC, Xbox and Xbox live gold.
- The PC version has way fewer big-budget games than the Xbox One
- The new Xbox app is nice but still a little slow
During E3 Microsoft announced that it was available immediately as an open beta, and it is worth it. Some of the most anticipated games coming out in 2019 and 2020 will be releasing on gamepass at launch, which instantly skyrockets the value of xbox gamepass.
What does Origin offer?
Cost: ?5/month (Basic), ?15/month (Premier)
Number of games: 200+
Notable games: Anthem, Battlefield 5, Madden NFL 19, Fifa 19 (Premier), The Sims 4, The entire Star Wars collection of PC games
- Early access to EA games (10 hours of play for Basic, unlimited for Premier)
- 10 percent discount on Origin
- More games than other services
- Good variety of games
- DLC locked behind more expensive Premier
- Premier required to access new releases
EA was the first publisher to roll out a subscription service and, with the biggest library of games, it still remains a strong competitor. However you will have to fork out extra cash for the premier edition which allows you to play games 5 days early, which is awesome but is it worth the money?