Xbox Game Pass for PC perk for Discord Nitro extended until next year

Xbox Game Pass Discord Nitro Deal
Xbox Game Pass Discord Nitro Deal (Image credit: Discord)

What you need to know

  • Discord Nitro and Xbox Game Pass for PC had a promotion to give subscribers three free months of Discord Nitro.
  • The promotion was supposed to end today, but Discord decided to extend it until the end of the year.
  • If you haven't already redeemed your three months of Discord Nitro, you now have until January 15, 2021.
  • The perk is available through Xbox Game Pass for PC, or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

Discord, the incredibly popular platform for voice and chat communication, teamed up with Xbox Game Pass for PC to give any subscribers three free months of Discord Nitro if they weren't already subscribed, which gives you a ton of extra features on top of Discord. The promotion was originally intended to end today, but due to its popularity, Discord decided to extend the promotion until the end of the year, and a few weeks beyond. This is great news if you haven't redeemed the perk yet, or for any newcomers to Xbox Game Pass.

The promotion is technically just for Xbox Game Pass for PC, but is also included in Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, hands-down the best value in gaming, which includes Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Game Pass for consoles and PC, Xbox Cloud Gaming (Project xCloud), and a bunch of perks like free subscriptions and in-game content. If you want to know what kind of incredible games are included in the hundreds available on Xbox Game Pass, check out our Best Games on Xbox Game Pass.

Avid PC players can benefit a lot from a Discord Nitro subscription, especially if they're already loyal to Discord, so it's awesome to see three months included in Xbox Game Pass for PC, futher solidifying its value. If you want to get the most from Discord Nitro, and all of your games, consider upgrading to one of the Best Headsets for PC. Players have until January 15, 2021 to redeem the Discord Nitro perk. This includes anyone who subscribes to Xbox Game Pass for PC or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate anytime between now and then.

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