Use a Beacon to tell your Xbox LIVE and Facebook friends that you're ready to play a game online. Check your friends' Beacons and join them in a game on Xbox LIVE.
Roaming profiles bring your Xbox LIVE profile to any console, wherever you are. Sign into Xbox LIVE anywhere and access your game saves, friends lists, membership info and more.
The new Kinect voice search powered by Bing lets you easily find what you're looking for, whether it’s games, movies or TV shows. Just say what you're looking for and Bing finds it.
It's easier than ever to brag about all of your achievements to your social network. Post your greatest gaming experiences and in-game moments without leaving your game.
Can games be more fun? With Xbox LIVE, they can. Tell your Xbox LIVE and Facebook friends that you want to play a game online. No matter what you’re doing, when a friend responds, you can join them and start playing. Then show off your skills by earning in-game achievements. When you’re headed to a friend’s house, you can bring your complete Xbox LIVE profile, game saves, friend lists and your Gold membership to their Xbox 360.*
It’s easy to stay in touch with friends and family using Xbox LIVE. Use Kinect to chat face-to-face on the biggest screen in your house. Does your loved one not have an Xbox? No problem. Xbox LIVE lets you chat with them on their PC via Windows Live Messenger.*
Personalize Xbox to meet your style. Pick a gamertag, the name you’ll use on Xbox LIVE, and then create an avatar to be the “virtual you” on Xbox LIVE. Even customize your avatar to look just like you, or a rock star, princess, warrior, alien or however you’d like. *
Xbox LIVE is connected to your social networks, so you can let others know what you’re up to even while you’re playing. Earn an achievement in game and you can share the victory. With Kinect, even take fun snapshots of your fun game time and easily post it online. When not playing you can also take a moment to post an update to Facebook or Twitter.*
*Some features coming soon. Xbox LIVE Gold membership and additional subscriptions and requirements may apply. Kinect functionality available with select Xbox LIVE content and varies by feature and country. For additional details, system requirements and term of use, see http://www.xbox.com/en-ca/LIVE/Features-and-Apps