Microsoft has changed the Xbox Game Pass logo, with the name 'Xbox' being dropped.

On Twitter, the logo has been changed from ‘Xbox Game Pass’ to ‘Game Pass’. As a result, the name of the service is now the same on PC and Xbox consoles. However, the Xbox logo is visible in the Game Pass logo.

The change is in line with Microsoft’s current strategy, with a strong emphasis on Game Pass. Players are free to play Xbox games on both Xbox One, Xbox Series X and PC – the platform seems to be of minor importance as long as one takes out a Game Pass subscription.

There have been rumors for a while that Xbox Live Gold will also change or possibly even expire. Whether that means that online gaming will become free on Xbox consoles, or whether it will become part of Game Pass, is not yet known.

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