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Crackdown 3, Sekiro and Dynasty Warriors headline this episode of You Died

And we discuss how subscription services like Microsoft's GamePass change the value of games

You Died
This article originally appeared on ABACUS

Is a game better when it's cheap?

Shea and I have both been playing Crackdown 3. And while we have different opinions of the game, it's hard to deny that it's partially influenced by the fact that we didn't have to pay for it directly: We both downloaded it on GamePass, Microsoft's subscription service that offers access to over a hundred games for one flat rate.

Meanwhile, Victoria tells us why she loves Dynasty Warriors so much, while I explain why I've gotten back into Burnout Paradise again.

But the other big news is that this isn't just an audio podcast anymore: If you'd rather watch us, we're now on YouTube!

And of course, the audio versions are still available on the usual platforms:

Don't forget that you can always reach out to me on Twitter here, or Victoria here for any feedback or suggestions.

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