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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How long is the “temporary” account ban from bungie/Halo Reach?

Neither my friend or I have ever been banned. We got the message on his console that both of our accounts, as well as the console, had been banned from earning credits. It pointed us to view the ...
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Do I keep my game progress even if I don't pay for Xbox Live Gold?

If I have paid for an Xbox Live Gold account for three months and accumulate heaps of progress on a few games, when my subscription ends do I still get to keep the progress? I still have the same hard ...
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Will replacing stock fan ban my console?

If I replace the stock fan in my Xbox 360 with something quieter, would my console be flagged as 'modded' and hence ban my console, or live account?
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Halo Reach: Can I play on a party without XBox Gold account

I have been recently added to a clan, and there are custom games played within the clan. I currently have XBox live gold account. Can I still play these custom matches without the gold account? If so ...
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Can I get Xbox One Games with Gold if I don't have an Xbox One?

Is this possible? I have a 360 but when I try to get the games for the One online it crashes on me.
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Which can be used for data transfer on Destiny? [duplicate]

I know that you can transfer your data in Destiny from Xbox 360 and Xbox One, but I have two question for this transfer: Can you go back and forth for this transfer? ex. playing Xbox One and your ...
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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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Xbox One web store unavailable in EU?

Buying a game straight from the console's store works. But, whenever I try to head over to https://store.xbox.com/en-GB/ it redirects me to the en-US version. This is frustrating and annoying, because ...
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Xbox Live Family Pack on multiple consoles

If we have 4 xbox's in our house (three in bedrooms and one in the living room), can we buy an Xbox live Family Pack for 12 months (you get 12 months for 4 accounts) and use one account on each Xbox ...
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Strict Nat on Xbox One

This is an older topic and shouldn't be questioned but I cannot fix the nat type on my xbox. I have done everything possible. I ain't a techy person... At all... mostly no clue what I am doing. But I ...
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How to choose save device for downloads on Xbox Live

When you start a download on Xbox Live from your console it will automatically download to the HDD(Hard drive). If there is no space on the drive, it allows you to choose a different storage device, ...
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What problems will I face if I buy an imported Xbox One?

I am thinking about buying an Xbox One from eBay from US to Ghana for my birthday. It comes with a download code for Assassin's Creed: Unity. Before I buy it these are the questions I have, Ghana ...
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Xbox 360 de-friending someone

How would I go about doing this? I can't find anything useful in the Xbox 360's wonderfully informative menus.
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Can I transfer my Xbox 360 content licenses to another gamertag/account?

I know that I can transfer licenses between Xbox 360 consoles (say, if replacing a broken console), but is there any way to transfer (permanently move) licenses/ownership from one gamertag to another ...
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Do I Need A XBOX Live Membership?

So I am thinking of buying a XBOX One instead of a PS4 and I would like to know, do I need a membership of any kind to play games online with my friends. Any help regarding this would be helpful ...
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How do I save my Xbox Live Profile to a USB drive?

I want to take my profile and save it to a removable USB drive. How do I do this?
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How can I recover my gamertag?

My Xbox 360 was recently stolen! I managed to get it back but by then the memory had been wiped clean; I want to use the same gamer tag but unfortunately the last time I was online was about a year ...
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How can I play xbox 360 online games with my friends in Canada and Mexico?

I live in the US and recently I bought black ops 2 to play with my friends in Mexico but I when I tried to invite them to the game it wouldn't let me but it let me invite my friends in the us.Could ...
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2 xbox 360s in one house

My brother and I both want to be able to play on xbox live at the same time on the same game and different games do I need 2 gold memberships? Is there anything else I need to take into consideration? ...
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Can I transfer my Forza 4 cars to my Gamertag instead of having to start all over?

I have been playing Forza4 under player 1 offline. I just got an 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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Is it possible to play online with an XBox Live Silver account?

I do not own an XBox, but a friend of mine does. I recently changed my regular on-console gamer profile to an XBox Live Silver profile so that I can use my profile on any XBox. I do want to play ...
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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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I don't remember my Live ID

I have an old xbox360 and my account is there. I want to download my account on the new black Xbox360. The thing is, I don't remember the email associated with that gamertag. How can I get it?
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Xbox: Send text message when friends online

He there, Is there a way in xbox to send your cellphone a text message when your friends are online?
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Options for boosting signal over DSL/live match for Xbox 360

I have DSL and where I live we do not have that choice (I live in a rural area and do not have the option of cable). I have a NETGEAR WN2000RPT wireless extender I use to connect to Xbox Live. The ...
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Lost connection to XBox Live

When I test my internet connection it says that everything is up and running. However, when I go to sign in it says that my XBox Live connection has been lost and asks me if I want to test my ...
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How can I buy an Xbox LIVE Gold membership for someone else?

We would like to give our son an XBox LIVE Gold membership. He and I both have free (silver) accounts on Xbox LIVE. Options I have found so far include: Attach our Visa card to our son's account Go ...
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Can I use Home Gold on one Xbox and Live Gold on another?

Xbox Live Home Gold lets you set one Xbox One as your home Xbox, so that anybody logged into it, whether or not they have Gold themselves, can have your Gold privileges. Is it possible to set my One ...
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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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How do I figure out how old my XBox Live account is?

Microsoft announced that the oldest Xbox live accounts get Xboxes, I don't think I qualify, but how do I determine how long I've been a member?
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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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Where are Multiplayer Profiles Stored?

Are multiplayer profiles stored locally with my gamer tag on my console? Or are they stored on the games host server? For example if I recovered my gamer tag on another console to play Crysis 2 or ...
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Can I copy an Xbox Live profile from one USB stick to another and then use each copy on a separate console?

I have two Xbox 360s (work and home), each of which I want to use on Xbox Live using the same profile. I will not ever have both connected at the same time. I am aware I can move my profile from the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What are the possible characters on an Xbox code

So, Xbox redeemable codes are 25 character case insensitive strings of letters and numbers. However, it has been suggested that not all letter/number combinations might appear (eg. 0/O). In the ...
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Can I save Kinect game progress without internet?

When my Xbox 360 is not connected to the Internet, for certain Kinect games I am only able to log in using guest mode. Thus I am unable to save game progress. Every time I play again I start from ...
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Can Mass Effect 2 Saves and DLC be used on multiple Xboxes with the same Live Profile?

I have one XBox 360 in my house, and plan to buy a second console for my office (across the country). I'm playing Mass Effect 2 (using Cloud Storage for Saves). I've bought all of the DLC and thus ...
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Other users being able to access DLC that I've purchased using Microsoft Points

If I buy Microsoft Points and buy a map pack, can other users of my xbox use them? I suppose the question is, who can access downloaded purchased content on a console, is it only on the ID that ...
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Forza 4 XBL membership DLC problem

I wanted to download the November car pack, after getting Forza 4 and XBox live membership for 12 months + 2 bonus months, because it said you will get the 6 or so upcoming DLCs for free. Anyway, I ...
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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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Up/Downstream Bandwidth Requirements for Xbox Live Multiplayer Games

In terms of upstream and downstream, about how much bandwidth does Xbox Live require for games like Black Ops, while using the VoIP feature with friends?
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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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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 ...