Xbox LIVE System Requirements
Xbox LIVE System Requirements with Xbox 360 system: In available games, paid subscription (Gold membership) required for online multiplayer; some LIVE services and downloads require additional hardware and/or fees. Broadband internet service (sold separately) and 256 MB or greater required. A hard drive may be required for some features. Download charges may apply as set by your ISP. Some broadband services may not work with LIVE and performance may vary. LIVE is not available in all countries; visit www.xbox.com/LIVE/countries for more information. Features and system requirements may change without notice.
Xbox LIVE Term of Use
Additional information about Xbox LIVE features and apps
Games, add-ons and media content sold separately. Broadband internet required; service fees may apply. Games for Windows titles do not require an Xbox LIVE Gold Membership. Instant HD video streaming in 1080p available with select content; requires HDMI cable, HDCP-compliant 1080p display, and minimum 4 mbps broadband speed.
Kinect Sensor (sold separately) required for voice and gesture controls.
Windows Phone: Games from Marketplace. Windows Phone OS 7 or later and data plan required. Some game downloads also require Wi-Fi. Carrier Fees Apply. Windows Phone OS 7.5 required for some features such as Xbox Companion App.
Xbox Music Pass: Xbox Music Pass is a music subscription service. Some Marketplace content may not be available for download on multiple devices and may vary over time. Credit card required to purchase the Xbox Music Pass. Access to the internet is required to access content, ISP charges may apply. On Xbox, Xbox Music Pass is streaming only and requires an Xbox LIVE Gold subscription.
Video Kinect: Xbox LIVE Gold membership and a Kinect Sensor (sold separately) required. PC and laptops video chat requires Windows Live messenger.
ABC iview: ABC iview is geo-blocked to Australia. ABC TV and partnering ISPs are unable to unmeter iview on this device. For details please visit abc.net.au/iview/help.
Avatar Kinect: Kinect Sensor (sold separately) required. For sharing video online see KinectShare.com for full details.
CNET TV: Xbox LIVE Gold Membership required.
Crunchyroll: LIVE Gold Membership and Crunchyroll Premium Subscription required.
FOXTEL: Enjoy FOXTEL entertainment through your Xbox 360 console, without the need for an installation or a long-term contract. Xbox LIVE Gold Membership required.*
GameSpot TV: Xbox LIVE Gold Membership required.
IGN: Xbox LIVE Gold Membership required.
Machinima: Xbox LIVE Gold Membership required.
MLB.TV: LIVE Gold Membership and MLB.TV Premium Subscription required.
MUZU.TV: LIVE Gold Membership required.
NBA Game Time: LIVE Gold Membership and NBA.com League Pass Broadband Subscription required.
NHL GameCenter: Xbox LIVE Gold membership and subscription for NHL GameCenter LIVE™ is required.
NineMSN Video: Xbox LIVE Gold Membership required.
Quickflix: Xbox LIVE Gold membership and a Quickflix unlimited streaming membership required.
SBS: Xbox LIVE Gold Membership required. SBS On Demand is geo-blocked to Australia.
Sports Picks : Xbox LIVE Gold Membership required.
YouTube: Adult (18+) Xbox LIVE Gold Membership Account (sold separately) required for YouTube. Search on YouTube on Xbox LIVE is not Kinect enabled, not searchable with Bing.
Crackle: Xbox LIVE Gold membership required.
VEVO: Xbox LIVE Gold membership required.
WSJ Live: LIVE Gold Membership required.
*Australian residential users with an Xbox LIVE subscription only. Xbox LIVE Gold subscription required for all live TV packages. FOXTEL subscription fees apply and additional charges apply for FOXTEL On Demand titles. Broadband Internet connection with minimum of 2Mbps required. Charges apply for Xbox LIVE Gold subscriptions. ISP charges may apply for downloads. FOXTEL marks are used under licence by FOXTEL Management Pty Ltd. Not available in New Zealand.