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Why It'll Take Years for PS Plus to Catch Up to Xbox Game Pass

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When Xbox Game Passlaunched in 2017, it was revolutionary for the gaming industry. Trying to replicate the success of Netflix, Xbox Game Pass offered subscribers the chance to play hundreds of games — many of which they might never play otherwise — for one low monthly price.

Since its inception, competitors have popped up everywhere to try to capture a piece of the pie for themselves, but none have had the suite of options and reputation of Microsoft's offering.Earlier this year, Microsoft’s biggest competitor Sony retooled its PlayStation Plus service to frame it as a competitor to Game Pass, but unfortunately it has been relatively unsuccessful.

While PS Plus Premium has some advantages over Game Pass, its subpar game offerings and loyalty to the original brand has Sony facing an uphill battle.Xbox Game Pass Family Plan Could Be a Game ChangerGame Pass was experimental when it first launched.

Microsoft treated the service similar to the current version of PS Plus Premium, offering quantity over quality. But as Xbox Game Pass has shifted toward a fresh market, PlayStation Plus remains in the past.

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