The Best Video Game Subscription Services 2022

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Over the past few years, the gaming industry has moved from physical media to playing games online. There are many new advances in-game subscription services.

All game subscription services are a bit different from others. These gaming subscription services work like Netflix and Hulu, just for games

To get these services, you have to pay a small amount every month, and you can get access to any game on your mobile, laptop, tablet, and android phone. The only thing that you need to play these games is the stability of a good internet connection.

In this article, we will let you know about the top game subscription services of 2020 that are not too costly.

The Best Video Game Subscription Services

Here are the best video game subscription services available at affordable rates.


Google is not the only one that allows you to play multiple games free of your location. Microsoft launched the xCloud project for the first time in 2018 to remove hardware barriers between the game library and dormant gamers. This was launched in preview recently in September 2020. xCloud will allow only those games made for Xbox and PC. Therefore, you can easily play these games wherever an internet connection is available.

Currently, xCloud connects your controller via Bluetooth to your android phone. You can play more than 50 Xbox games for free in the preview phase of xCloud. Then, you can purchase this service monthly for $15 and can get access to all Xbox games.

Apple Arcade

Apple arcade unlocks more than 100 games, and you can play every game on your compatible iOS and macOS devices. This subscription service has a free trial of one month, and it cost $5 per month. However, it includes high-quality racing, Rayman Mini, and Pac man party Royale games. Therefore, you can easily download these games on your device but, once the subscription ends up, then you can not get access to them.

Microsoft Xbox Game Pass

This game subscription service costs $5, $10, and $15 per month depending on your choice. Moreover, this service does not have a free trial but costs $1 for an introductory subscription. By getting this subscription service, you can get access to more than 100 titles of video games per month. If you want to play only on Xbox One or on the window, then it costs a $10 per month subscription service. However, if you crave to play only on the PC, then it costs $5 per month. You have the choice to play preferred games against other players.

PlayStation Plus

PlayStation plus offers to play PS4 games online. This subscription service has a free trial and it costs $9.99 per month. Sony reattached its two paid games Phantom and Bloodborne, to this subscription service. Unfortunately, PS3 and Vita are not attached with PS4 anymore. Sony has given extra storage to PS4 to play online.

EA Play

Electronic art of gaming giant offers two subscription services EA play which include Xbox One and PS4 console, and EA pro play which works with Pcs. EA plays cost $5 a month, and EA pro play costs $15 per month and $100 per year. If you subscribe to EA play then, you can get access to new releases for ten hours of playtime and a 10% discount on digital purchases. By subscribing to EA pro play, you can get access to the deluxe version of new releases and a 10% discount on digital investments.

Uplay Plus

Uplay plus is Ubisoft's subscription gaming service. Moreover, you can play more than 100 games on your PC by subscribing to it for $15 per month. You can get access to the free weekend, DLCs, trials, updates, and discount on purchased games. However, it includes FarCry, Ghost Recon, Breakpoint, Odyssey, and NewDawn that you can play on Uplay Pc.

Nintendo Switch Online

Nintendo Switch Online subscription service costs $4 per month, and it also has a free trial of seven days. You can get access to more than 70 games on NES and SNES, including Super Metroid, Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros, and many more. You can also play such games against other players.


Video games may have several positive and negative effects on health. It can prove useful for you if you play it for a short time to entertain and relax your mind. It provides you an opportunity to stay in contact with other people on social media, and you can get an advantage to become used to technology. But it becomes harmful if you overplay for the whole day.

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