Many free-to-play games on Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X and Xbox One consoles will no longer require an Xbox Live Gold membership, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.

The change was made official after Microsoft began lifting the restriction in its Xbox Insiders beta testing program. Furthermore, a system replace this month will open up the Looking for Group choice to all customers, and occasion chat used whereas taking part in free-to-play games may also no longer require an Xbox Live Gold subscription.

Microsoft provided extra info in an FAQ posted Wednesday. The new coverage applies to an inventory of 70 titles accessible for Xbox platforms. Additionally, a sport’s itemizing web page within the Microsoft Store will point out whether or not it’s free to play on-line or requires Xbox Live Gold.

There nonetheless are some exceptions: free-to-play weekend promotions, the place a premium sport is accessible to everybody free on a trial foundation, will nonetheless require Xbox Live Gold membership to entry their on-line multiplayer. Demo variations gained’t require Gold for any multiplayer they assist, however it’s nonetheless crucial for demos that both require a pre-order or buy to entry, plus early entry games, “$0 sale offers,” and different time-limited trial variations of premium merchandise.

Competitors Sony and Nintendo have additionally made exceptions for free-to-play games up to now. The full listing of games that might be playable on-line and not using a paid Xbox Live subscription is beneath:

  • 3on3 FreeModel
  • Aegis Wing
  • APB Reloaded
  • Apex Legends
  • Armored Warfare
  • Battle Ages
  • Battle Islands
  • Battle Islands: Commanders
  • Bless Unleashed
  • Brawlhalla
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Crackdown
  • Crackdown 2
  • Crimson Alliance
  • Crossout
  • CRSED: F.O.A.D.
  • Darwin Project
  • Dauntless
  • DC Universe Online
  • Dead or Alive 5 Last Round: Core Fighters
  • Dead or Alive 6: Core Fighters
  • Defiance 2050
  • Destiny 2
  • Doritos Crash Course
  • Dungeon Defenders II
  • Enlisted
  • Eternal Card Game
  • Family Game Night
  • Fishing Planet
  • Fortnite
  • Galaxy Control: Arena
  • Gems of War
  • Happy Wars
  • Harm’s Way
  • Hawken
  • Hyper Scape
  • Killer Instinct
  • Korgan
  • Minion Masters
  • Neverwinter
  • Outriders (Demo)
  • Paladins
  • Path of Exile
  • Phantasy Star Online 2
  • Phantom Dust
  • Pinball FX2
  • Prominence Poker
  • Realm Royale
  • Rec Room
  • Resident Evil Revelations 2
  • ROBLOX
  • Rocket League
  • Rogue Company
  • Skyforge
  • SMITE
  • Spacelords
  • Spellbreak
  • Star Trek Online
  • Techwars Global Conflict
  • TERA
  • The Four Kings Casino and Slots
  • Too Human
  • Trove
  • Vigor
  • War Thunder
  • Warface
  • Warframe
  • World of Tanks
  • World of Warships: Legends
  • Yaris