This Is Not a Drill: You Can Now Buy Over 100 Games on PC for Just P49

Here are some of the games you'll want to try out.

Xbox PC Game Pass
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( If you’re an avid gamer—or even just someone with plenty of gamer friends—chances are you wound up purchasing yourself a gaming PC at some point during the still-ongoing pandemic. After all, gaming these days is how a lot of people are socializing and enjoying their leisure time while stuck at home. Now in the third year of this new normal, you’re probably a bit tired of playing the same online multiplayer or action-adventure games every night and want to try out different games. Don’t worry, Microsoft and Xbox are giving PC gamers a hand.


Xbox’s PC Game Pass is now available in the Philippines and contains a catalog of over 100 popular gaming titles. The best part? A three-month trial period only costs P49. This will allow you to try out a variety of different games at an incredibly low cost, alleviating the pressure to actually finish an entire game in order to make it worth its price. Think of it as your ultimate gaming buffet.

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How to Purchase the Xbox Game Pass for PC in the Philippines

You can avail of the PC Game Pass’ three-month trial period on Xbox’s official website, but note that a Microsoft account is needed to purchase the gaming pass. Once you have a Microsoft account, simply click "join for P49" on the site to get access to all the available games. Following the third month, the subscription will automatically renew at a still-cost-efficient P119 per month plan. But don't worry, you can cancel your subscription at any time using your Microsoft account. You are also required to download the Xbox app on your PC in order to install the games you wish to play.

Xbox PC Game Pass
PHOTO BY Courtesy of Xbox

A few of the notable gaming titles in the PC Game Pass' library include Minecraft, the entire Halo series, the action-stealth Hitman trilogy, the racing game Forza Horizon 5, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, and graphic adventure game Life is Strange: True Colors.

You’ll also be able to include EA games under your PC Game Pass subscription if you link your EA Play account to your Microsoft account. To do so, you can select
"Download the App" on the Xbox site or select "Install the EA App" via the EA Play tab in the Game Pass section of the Xbox app.


Linking the two accounts would definitely add more bang to your buck as you’ll gain access to Star Wars games such as Jedi: Fallen Order, Battlefront, and Squadrons. The critically acclaimed co-op game It Takes Two is also available via the PC Game Pass. Additionally, you’ll have access to Sims 4 as well as most Battlefield and Need for Speed games.

The Xbox PC Game Pass is available on Xbox's website.

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