Remember when Xbox Live was a new and novel concept? Now it’s an essential purchase, so we’ve gone searching for the best Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscriptions to get you started. Because who wants to pay full price when they can grab it for less?
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3 months Xbox Live Gold is $14.99 at Walmart (save $10)
It's not usually as good value as 12 months, but this deal bucks the trend.
Xbox Live Gold gives you access to the world of online multiplayer, and it’s absolutely essential if you want to play games like Apex Legends or Anthem as a result. It doesn’t just allow you to goof around with your friends online, either. You’ll get a free games each month via Games with Gold, not to mention some handy discounts (cheers, Microsoft). A few different packages are available, but an Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription is probably the best value for money. This clocks in at around $60/£40, though you’ll find it slightly cheaper here.
Picking up an Xbox Live 12 month code will save you money throughout the year. Sure, it's more expensive than a 3 month code, but it costs way less than buying four 3 month codes to cover the same period of time. Grabbing one of these will mean you have the code instantly too, and they're almost always cheaper than just renewing your subscription via the Xbox dashboard.
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Ok, maybe you don't want to commit to a full 12 months of Xbox Live. Grabbing a 3 month subscription does allow you to see whether or not you're going to get real value from the service. And don't forget that you can add 12 months later - if you tried it and liked it - and it'll simply stack on top of your 3 month code. So, you could end up with 15 months all paid for... Win!
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