Xbox Game Pass isn't a 'big profit play' right now, says Microsoft

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Xbox Game Pass isn't a 'big profit play' right now, says Microsoft

Xbox Game Pass and its PC counterpart are quickly becoming one of the best ways to shower yourself with games on the cheap. For £4/$5 a month you can currently download 372 games (though a few of these are dual editions of the same game), including new releases. It's ridiculously good value, and not surprisingly it isn't a huge money tap for Microsoft. 

Steam appears to be adding support for built-in beta testing

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Steam appears to be adding support for built-in beta testing

Running a beta test on Steam is normally something of a hassle, because developers have to hand out individual Steam keys to each person who wants to take part. But Valve is apparently trying to eliminate that aggravation by adding a new option that enables developers to incorporate testing signups directly into their Steam pages.