These are services like Xbox Game Pass or PlayStation Now, that you subscribe to on a monthly basis. You are then granted access to a ready-made library of games. These are different from subscriptions that allow you to play online with friends, like PlayStation Plus or Xbox Gold. However, it's worth noting that those subscriptions also bundle in free or discounted games that we also track on the database.
This all sounds a little complicated, and to be honest, it is. However, all you need to do it look out for the discount sash on the game pages, that list any discounts a subscription would offer you. If you want to assess the value of a subscription for your family, you can click one of the links here to browse the games currently on offer:
Free Games On SubscriptionsHere's a consolidated list of all the games that you can currently get free on a subscription to one of the above services:
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