The price of the console will rise in August in most countries excluding the US, Japan, Chile, Brazil and Colombia, while Game Pass prices will increase in July in most markets excluding Norway, Chile, Denmark, Switzerland and Saudi Arabia.
“We’ve held on our prices for consoles for many years and have adjusted the prices to reflect the competitive conditions in each market,” Kari Perez, Microsoft’s head of gaming communications, said in a statement to VGC.
As reported by The Verge, starting on August 1, Xbox Series X will cost £479.99 in the UK, €549.99 across most European markets, $649.99 in Canada and $799.99 in Australia.
Xbox Series S pricing will not be changing in any markets.
From July 6, the monthly price of an Xbox Game Pass subscription for console will increase from $9.99 to $10.99 (£7.99 to £8.99 / €9.99 to €10.99).
At the same time, the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate price will increase from $14.99 per month to $16.99 (£10.99 to £12.99 / €12.99 to €14.99).
PC Game Pass pricing will not be changing.
Microsoft’s new Xbox Series X pricing will match PS5’s in the UK, Europe, Canada and Australia.