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Xbox Live Gold

Xbox Live Gold is now Xbox Game Pass Core. Enjoy online console multiplayer games, plus get access to over 25 high-quality console games on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.

Existing Xbox Live Gold members

Xbox Live Gold members automatically get Game Pass Core.

If you’re an existing Xbox Live Gold member, you don’t need to change anything. You will continue getting the benefits of online console multiplayer, plus if you have an Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One console you’ll get access to over 25 high-quality console games at no extra cost. Your membership will continue to renew at the monthly price as Game Pass Core. You can manage your membership at

Enjoy access to the Game Pass Core catalogue until your membership is cancelled/expires or any of the games leave the Game Pass Core catalogue.

Games with Gold has been discontinued, but you will still be able to access any games you redeemed in the past through Games with Gold as long as you are a current Game Pass Core or Game Pass Ultimate member.

How Game Pass Core compares to Xbox Live Gold

Game Pass Core brings the benefits of online console multiplayer from Xbox Live Gold, plus access to a compelling and diverse catalogue of over 25 high-quality console games that you can play on your Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One console – all at the same great price as Xbox Live Gold.

Xbox Live Gold

Xbox Game Pass Core

Play together with online console multiplayer
Games catalogue

Two games a month with Games with Gold

Catalogue of over 25 high-quality games

Member deals and discounts of up to 50% off selected games
Play selected, fully featured games with Free Play Days

R 79/​month

R 79/​month

Frequently Asked Questions