Those who value their Xbox Live Diamond Card the most will be surprise to know that beginning this year, the program will no longer be free and members who want to continue will be subjected to an annual subscription fee.
According to the program’s official website, this change was brought about by the change in management. See the whole story after the jump!
The official website of the Xbox Live Diamond Card program is informing everyone that there has been a couple of important changes in the management that will greatly affect your subscription.
To start things off, it was said that the Diamond Card will now be handled by the company Password Unlimited and that will bring about an annual subscription fee of US$ 6.95. No new registrations will be allowed during the transition period from January 1 to February 28.
Aside from the already mentioned, it was also said that the new website will likely go live on March 1 when in can accommodate would-be members as well. The payment will be done through credit card means. The announcement further reads:
Current members will remain on the program for free until their membership expire in 2008. Any further renewal will require the new fee. And, members with renewal dates in the Jan – Feb 2008 time frame will continue with access to the Diamond website (i.e., access t0 the deals, coupons, etc.) during that time.
Via Xbox Live Diamond