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.

Subject to Terms of Use (at www.xbox.com/en-gb/legal/LiveTOU). Under 18 requires parental consent. Customer support services for Xbox Live are only available in those countries/regions where Xbox Live is fully supported. For more details, visit http://support.xbox.com/en-gb/xbox-LIVE/get-started

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 search, voice and gesture controls. Voice and gesture controls not available with all features.

  1. 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 or later required for some features such as Xbox Companion App.

  2. Video Kinect: Xbox Live Gold membership and a Kinect Sensor (sold separately) required. PC and laptops video chat requires Skype.

  3. Avatar Kinect: Kinect Sensor (sold separately) required. For sharing video online see KinectShare.com for full details.

  4. 4oD: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  5. 8 Tracks Radio: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  6. Absolute Radio: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  7. Amazon Prime Instant Video: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Amazon Prime Instant Video subscription required.

  8. Animal Planet L!VE: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  9. Blinkbox: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Blinkbox requires a free account to be able to rent or buy movies.

  10. Crunchyroll: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Crunchyroll subscription required.

  11. DailyMotion: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  12. Deezer: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  13. Demand 5: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  14. Eurosport Player: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Eurosport Player subscription required.

  15. Gamespot TV: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  16. GameTrailers: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  17. GoPro: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  18. Happy Wars: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  19. IGN: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  20. Internet Explorer: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  21. Karaoke: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Some additional fees apply.

  22. Machinima: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  23. Maxim: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  24. MLB.TV: Xbox Live Gold membership required. MLB.TV subscription required for live events.

  25. MLG.TV: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  26. MSN: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  27. Muzu: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  28. Napster: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Napster subscription required.

  29. NBA: Xbox Live Gold membership required. NBA subscription required for live events.

  30. NHL: Xbox Live Gold membership required. NHL subscription required for live events.

  31. Netflix: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Netflix subscription required.

  32. NOW TV: Xbox Live Gold membership required. NOW TV subscription required.

  33. OneDrive: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  34. Revision3: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  35. Sainsbury's Entertainment: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  36. Sky Go: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Sky Go subscription required.

  37. Twitch: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  38. Vevo: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  39. Viki: Xbox Live Gold membership required.

  40. Virgin Gaming: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Free Virgin Gaming account required.

  41. Wuaki: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Wuaki subscription required.

  42. Xpreshon: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Xpreshon subscription required.

  43. YouTube: Xbox Live Gold membership required.