Microsoft Has Canceled The Plan Of Ending Free Access On Complaints!
Microsoft has been announcing much news for its employees. An announcement was made according to which, Microsoft was going to end the free access of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate to its employees. Employees sent complaints about this decision. It was going to be followed in January.
This decision was going to cause discomfort for the employees and reduce their benefits from the company. They could not accept this announcement even if it was not followed. The employees started sharing their feedback and complaints related to the decision of the company. This announcement caused a conflict type of situation.
After so many complaints by the employees, Microsoft has reversed the decision. It is now announced that the free access to Xbox Game Pass will be continued for the employees. Employees had expressed their objection to this decision about the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate benefit that was decided to be removed in January 2024.
Xbox chief Phil Spencer was personally looking into the situation and the decision that was announced. It is confirmed by Spencer that the decision is reversed and the benefit will be continued without any change in the access of this Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. A message is dropped by Spencer to all Microsoft employees on the company’s internal Viva platform.
This reversed decision means that the free access to the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will be continued for which a subscription option was launched in 2019. Microsoft employees have been enjoying this free-of-charge access to the Xbox subscriptions.
The reason behind this decision of Microsoft is not clearly why announced to remove the benefit. However, this reversed decision indicates that Spencer was not aware of this announcement or the decision to remove the benefits. When he knows the plan, a quick move is made to reverse the decision.
The complaints of the employees have also made an impact and assisted in the cancellation of the decision that was made before. It has saved the benefits of Microsoft employees and the complaints have been succeeded. Some employees reached the company’s internal messaging platform and voiced their objections about the decision to remove the benefit.
Spencer has assured the employees that there will be no change in Game Pass availability in 2024 and they will continue to enjoy the benefit. He has expressed gratitude and also apologized for the confusion that was caused due to the decision to this removal in 2024.
It is a significant perk for the employees that the provision of free Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is continued. This access has been enjoyed by the employees since 2019.
This reversed decision has shown the importance of employee feedback and the company’s support to them. The objection of employees made it possible for the company to take the decision back and keep them providing with the availability of free access to the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate that was going to be removed.