A service provided by Microsoft for its Xbox 360 console. It includes both free and paid services such as multiplayer gaming, digital distribution, and social network integration.

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Associate offline profile with existing Live profile

I've had an xbox for ages racking up playtime on a variety of games. I never played online, so I left it as a plain local profile (with the intention of associating it with my LiveID as soon as I ...
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Does Xbox One need “more Internet” than 360?

I'm trying to decide whether to get an Xbox One, and am wondering if the higher framerate/better resolution/whatever mean that I'll need a better connection than I do for my 360. Currently my ...
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How can I see what my friends are playing on Xbox One without the console?

My friends on Xbox Live always come up as "Online playing Xbox One" when I see them on the Xbox Live website or on my Windows Phone. If I get on my Xbox One I can see what game they are playing, but ...
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Can content stored in XBOX 360 hard drive be accessed by any account?

I'm about to sell my 360 and I have some games and a lot of DLC stored in the HDD. If I remove my account from the console but keep the games/DLC will the buyer still be able to access that content?
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How to check whether a game is popular and/or actively played on Xbox Live online?

There is a couple of great multiplayer-focused games on Xbox 360 (e.g. Dark Souls, Armored Core, etc.), but the eternal problem with such titles is that they are pretty much dead and less fun to play ...
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Xbox 360 Startup Connectivity issue

I've recently set up my 360 to use a static IP address to sort out the NAT problems that I keep running into. This works fine, but has introduced a new problem. When I first turn on the console, it ...
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Viewing friends' uploads on Xbox One

Is there a way to view my friends' uploads in the 'Upload' app on the Xbox One? I thought this was a feature already, but when using the app tonight, all I saw were 'featured' uploaders, games, and ...
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Just got xbox live but was playing offline before and want to transfer my Forza4 cars to my gamertag instead of having to start all over

I have been playing Forza4 under player 1 offline. I just got xbox live gamertag and noticed none of my cars or achievements are there. How can I transfer player 1's cars and achievements to my ...
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Can an Xbox One player party or voice chat with an Xbox 360 player?

I have an Xbox one and my brother has an Xbox 360. I couldn't figure out how to join his party or invite him to mine, or even initiate a private chat. Is this possible or am I missing something?
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Service for finding players and planning online game sessions? [closed]

I would like a good list of services for planning online gaming sessions. So far I have not even found one good service for this. Best would be if it could integrate with social accounts out there ...
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Lost saved games and profiles on Xbox 360 after getting on Xbox live

I was playing Skyrim and screen froze. I turned it off and when I turned it back on all my saved games and game profiles were gone and only got the Xbox live home page. There was no history of any ...
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Xbox HDD Account vs XBoxLive Account

I started playing on an xbox 360 that was not connected to the internet and created a local profile, figuring that I could get around to associating that local account with my xbox live account at a ...
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How do I check my Xbox account balance online?

I used to have points on my account and I want to check the remaining credit without using my Xbox but can't seem to find the xbox.com page. Where is it?
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Xbox account region change - what about NTSC/PAL?

So it appears that it is possible to change the region of your Xbox Live account. That's great news since I've moved to another country and had difficulties buying games on marketplace since my credit ...
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Is there a way to view sent messages on XBOX 360?

Is there any way for me to see messages I've sent via XBOX Live from my XBOX 360?
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Can I buy Xbox Live games via PC and transfer them on a flash drive to a Xbox 360 internal HDD?

Due to the region restriction I cannot access Xbox Live on my Xbox, even if I purchased a Gold membership. However it seems that I can purchase games from Xbox Live Marketplace on a PC. I assume this ...
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GTA V: iFruit and Xbox Live

I've downloaded iFruit for GTA V and I'm planning on getting the game soon. I don't have an Internet connection at my house. Since I've synced my iFruit, will I need to get online to play GTA V?
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How do you associate your game play with your Rockstar Social Club account?

I have an Xbox live account, from which I play GTA. I also have a Rockstar social club account. However when I log into it, I don't see any statistics or even an indication that I own the game. ...
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Do you need Xbox Live to get the special list of cars?

Do you have to have Xbox Live to have a special list of cars on GTA V? I have signed up for the social club but don't know how to get the special list of cars.
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Do you need Xbox Live Gold to play GTA V with Rockstar Social Club?

When I try to take a selfie in GTA V, or look at some leaderboards of some events, I get a warning that "Xbox Live is not available (or not supported) for your account". The strange thing is, I have ...
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Xbox Live Gold on Two Different Consoles

So my brother and I both have Xbox 360s. We both also, at the moment, have Xbox Live Gold accounts, each on a different console. Mine expires this month on the 27th and his expires soon as well. Is ...
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How do Xbox Rewards Credits convert to local currency cash?

Since dropping Microsoft Points as a currency, the Xbox Rewards program now racks up "Credits" that are converted into currency after reaching certain tiers like 5000. The FAQ says: What happened ...
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What exactly is stored on the Xbox console, the hard drive, and Xbox Live?

Please be patient with me. I am a Mom, not a gamer. We have an Xbox 360 S with 250 GB that we are having to exchange for a new one. I have several questions. What is the difference between the 360 S ...
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Can't download Marketplace games to US Xbox in foreign country (non-US)

I have a Xbox 360 slim from the US and recently I bought FIFA 13 from the Marketplace in South America (Ecuador) and then I downloaded it. At 70% of the download completed, a notification shows up on ...
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Xbox gold membership needs to be split into two to keep teenagers from fighting - please help!

I purchased one xbox gold card for family, now my two teenagers are fighting over it...can I purchase another and move one kids stats to that membership?
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What happens to Completed Games list when a title is updated with new achievements?

In Xbox Home we can see all our achievements. There is also a screen called "Completed games" that shows all games that we have max. gamerscore, that is, got all achievements. So far, so good. So ...
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Can two players without compatibility mod play borderlands 2 together online coop?

Can we both play together without other online players in Borderlands 2 if we both do not have the compatibility pack ?
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Do I keep my free Games with Gold if I cancel my Xbox Live Gold membership?

I know that I lose access to my free games if I cancel my PSN+ membership, but does it work the same way for Xbox Live Gold? Can I redownload and play the game for free on my Xbox 360 even if I cancel ...
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How do I buy the full version of xBox games?

I wanted to try Forza 4 so I downloaded the demo, but now when I go to the overview screen it only gives me the options "rate", "free demo" and "pin to home". How do I buy the full version?
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Not getting Microsoft Points for my birthday month reward

I signed up for Xbox Live Rewards and my birthday is this month. My friend on the first week of his birthday month, got Microsoft Points for however many Gamerscore he has. How do I get my reward and ...
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Are Xbox Live Arcade different from other downloadable games? Multi-player between the two?

There are games on xbox live both available for download and on arcade (I'm talking Tony Hawks HD, but others exist). The description page is longer and more detailed for the "full game" on my xbox, ...
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Xbox Gamertag Profile on Friend's Console - Can I download my content?

I'm going to be travelling to a friend's this upcoming weekend, and during the time I will likely be using a friend's Xbox. I know that within the past year Microsoft has made the shift to keep ...
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Can you still play PSO Episode I & II on Xbox?

I heard that you need a Xbox Live account to play Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II on Xbox, even for the offline mode. Unfortunately, the service was shut down for the first Xbox generation ...
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When can I play on Furbottom's Features in Battleblock Theater?

I started playing Battleblock Theater this weekend and there is a multiplayer mode known as Furbottom's Features which has some special achievements for unlocking achievements and prisoner heads. I ...
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Are “Games on Demand” loading times faster than that of games installed from disc?

Microsoft sells "full" (non-Arcade) games on its Xbox Live Marketplace as digital downloads ("Games on Demand"). On average, are GoD loading times significantly faster than that of the disc version ...
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How do I setup xbox live gold for a child?

My 10 year old son recently got an xbox 360 and is set up as a child account on the Xbox. He is requesting to try xbox live gold membership for 1 month. But I cannot figure out how to set this up. ...
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XBOX 360 not connecting to XBOX live but connecting to WiFi network

If I have a standard home Broadband connection, in the UK, which I can connect any device to wirelessly to and it appears to connect OK, and no websites appear to be blocked, but my XBOX 360 connects ...
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Downloading DLC on XBL with a Silver account?

I purchased the Season Pass along with Borderlands 2 when it first came out. Since then my Xbox-live service has ended and I don't see myself paying for more anytime soon. Will I still be able to ...
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When do games become available on “Games on Demand”?

I want to purchase NFS:Most Wanted through xbox live, however NFS:MW is not available there. When should I expect it to be available on "Games on Demand" ? Do games have a generic time duration before ...
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Do you have to use all four accounts right away for Xbox Live Gold family memberships?

I checked Microsoft's FAQ for the Xbox live gold family pack, and browsed on here for a little while, but can't seem to find the answer to my question. My wife and I both have Xbox consoles, and I ...
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When are local licenses assigned?

Xbox Marketplace purchases come with two licenses: system and local. Respectively, you can use the purchase wherever you're logged in with your gamertag ("system"), or with any gamertag on the ...
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How can I get two Xbox 360's to be in “open nat” mode behind the same router?

I have two Xbox 360's, one WiFi and the other wired through the same Linksys E3000 router with DD-WRT (v24-sp2 (04/13/11) std-usb-nas firmware). Mine (the wired one, though hers has been wired in ...
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Can't access Xbox LIVE in GTA IV

I have an xbox360 and every time I play Grand Theft Auto IV and the go to multiplayer, it says "your gamer profile does not have the correct permissions to access Xbox LIVE functionality". I have ...
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xbox360 250gb slim, wont connect to the internet

I am from California, I am visiting family in Connecticut for the holidays. It being a long vacation I decided to bring my xbox, and all works fine with it except it will not connect to the internet, ...
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Can I convert an Xbox LIVE Family Pack back into an individual XBL Gold account?

You can merge two LIVE Gold accounts into one Family Pack easily, but is there a way to dissolve the family and get those months back for an individual/single/solitary account (even if for just one)? ...
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How can I change my Xbox LIVE Gold Family primary account?

The leader of your Xbox LIVE Gold Family pack is the "primary" account, who sets the rights/privileges for the other family user accounts. I want to make another account the primary, but am finding no ...
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Can everyone in an Xbox Live Family Pack access DLC etc?

I've had an Xbox Live Gold subscription for over 10 years now but, since my partner has recently moved in, I'm looking at alternatives to see how best to share games and content. I have a massive ...
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Missing characters on a xbox live card

My dog destroyed my xbox live card and it's missing 2 characters in it. Is there any way, besides just trial and error, to correctly guess some digits/letters ? I really don't want to go through the ...
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How do I contact Xbox Live Account staff via e-Mail?

I was looking for a really old account of mine on Xbox live and I found it; it has been about 7 years since it's been used and has become inactive. Now I cannot remember any info needed to access ...
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If I change my Xbox gamertag, can someone take the old name?

After paying the $10 to rename your account, does the old gamertag point to the new gamertag, or is the old name released back into the pool for anyone to claim? (Looking for something ...