How To: Activate Xbox Game Pass for Xbox Insiders on Alpha Preview Ring


Earlier today Microsoft's Xbox Chief, Phil Spencer, announced a new subscription based unlimited gaming plan for Xbox One users.

The Xbox Game Pass will be available later this Spring as we reported earlier today but right now select testers in the Xbox Insider Program who are receiving pre-release builds in the Alpha Preview Ring can already activate the Xbox Game Pass for testing purposes.

The initial library that is being used for testing consists of 21 titles with 16 of them being from the Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility list and the remaining five from the Xbox One gaming catalog.

Some of the featured titles include:

  • Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One)
  • Defense Grid 2 (Xbox One)
  • Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (Xbox One)
  • Max: The Curse of the Brotherhood (Xbox One)
  • Banjo-Kazooie (Xbox 360)
  • Halo Spartan Assault (Xbox One)
  • The Maw (Xbox 360)
  • Gears of War: Judgment (Xbox 360)

To activate your access to the one month trial subscription for testing just check out this gallery for the sequence of steps/screenshots.


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