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Ubisoft Store leaks Ubisoft Premium Pass service's existence

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Ubisoft are seemingly heading EA's way with the subscription services on their storefronts. The Ubisoft Store recently had a placeholder image that was labelled Ubisoft Pass Premium which suggests a counterpart to EA Access Premium.

Ubisoft Pass Premium image was quickly taken down but once it is on the internet, it stays forever as the unwritten rule said. The image quickly resurfaced on ResetEra forums.

Apparently, the membership will be offered in the store in a way similar to the games already there. An icon will be available, but no image was presented on the leaked picture. It did, however, clearly state that this particular offering will be called Ubisoft Pass Premium, hinting there could be more than one tier.

Similarly, EA already has Origin Access Basic and Origin Access Premier, with the former standing at $3.99 per month and the latter at $14.99 per month but it offers access to everything in the store. It's Netflix of video games, in a nutshell.

Considering "Premium" is put in as the last word, it is highly likely there will be a non-premium service, called simply Ubisoft Pass, that is cheaper but doesn't offer full access to Ubisoft games.

Unfortunately, there was no pricing on the leaked image so it is currently uncertain what the plans will cost. On the other hand, it is highly likely Ubisoft will at least match EA's pricing with $3.99 / $14.99 for two different services.

Conveniently enough, the leak happened in the same thread that discussed Ubisoft's upcoming presence at E3 2019, running from 10 June 2019. 

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Speaking of which, Ubisoft will probably have the most eyes peeled on them during the event, next to CD Projekt Red. The latter have more Cyberpunk 2077 to show off as their heavy hitter so it might be a good idea for Ubisoft to finally reveal a new Splinter Cell game.

People are so deprived of more stealth action that rumours didn't stop ever since Sam Fisher's crossover in Ghost Recon Wildlands so using the next Splinter Cell to draw attention could be a decent combo with the subscription service announcement.