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Xbox fans have been looking forward to the Game Pass drop this August with all their hearts. With Microsoft taking over Activision-Blizzard, more and more fans have been waiting for Call of Duty to arrive on the Game Pass. However, there looks to be a little catch to the situation as Activision titles may be reserved only for Game Pass Ultimate.

If that’s true, fans will need to spend some extra dough in order to access CoD via Xbox’s subscription plans. While this will surely disappoint some fans, the fact that Game Pass Ultimate accounts for 70-80% of all Xbox subscriptions will make it a possibility that fans may actually do what’s necessary.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is the place to go to play CoD

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There are multiple different subscription options that players can avail for the Xbox Game Pass. Different plans offer access to different bundles that include different titles as well. Understandably, the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is the finest offering from Xbox where you can gain access to almost all titles in the market right now. With that, the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is obviously the most sought-after subscription plan for the community.

Now, it looks like that despite Microsoft acquiring Activision, not all of Activision-Blizzard titles will be available for fans who don’t have the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. The Xbox Game Pass Ultimate makes up almost 80 percent of all Game Pass subscriptions. While this will make you think fans will rush to get the costliest subscription plan in Xbox’s list of offerings, many fans will also frown at such a restrictive move by Microsoft.

Xbox Game Pass is highly cost-effective for fans

Microsoft triumphs as FTC has been denied a preliminary injunction on the Xbox-Activision deal earlier this month. This will mean a plethora of titles coming to the Xbox Game Pass while competitor Sony is set to lose a bunch of exclusive titles. With that, Xbox is suddenly poised to pose as a strong contender against Sony’s dominance in the gaming and console industries. Microsoft is looking to make some moves as a bunch of titles are speculated to become Xbox exclusives soon.

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The Xbox Game Pass offers a pretty sweet deal to fans. Players can access a whole bundle of titles against a  small monthly subscription fee, which is considered to be a game changer by many fans. With the verdict going Microsoft’s way, many thought that Activision titles will be available through the Game Pass for all to enjoy. However, things aren’t as they were speculated to be with Microsoft’s new announcement.

Read more The $1 Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Deal Is Back Again, But There’s A Caveat for Subscribers

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How do you feel about this revelation by Microsoft? Do you think Sony’s fears of Xbox getting an advantage will become true and change the existing market conditions? Tell us your views in the comments.

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