After attempting to raise the price of Xbox Live Gold earlier this year, Microsoft quickly retracted that implementation following a huge critical backlash, later coming forward to say all free-to-play titles will no longer require a Gold membership. Since then, the removal of the needed membership has been rolling out to Xbox Insider members, but a couple of games are still yet to receive it.
In the latest Xbox Insider Release Notes, the team acknowledged that both Destiny 2 and Call of Duty: Warzone are still requiring a Gold membership to be played. They added that they "are working with the studios" to bring the removal in a future update.
We are aware that some titles do not currently support the Free-to Play
multiplayer testing currently available in Preview. We are working with the studios as the titles require an update to support this service
- Note: Titles currently not supported include Destiny 2 and Call Of Duty: Warzone. Please Report a problem on any other titles that are not working.
There's no time frame on when these will be updated, or why these two games are proving to be challenging. It could be that both of these games contain content that does require an Xbox Live Gold membership, such as Call of Duty: Warzone being bundled with Modern Warfare. Let's hope it's not too much longer!
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