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Xbox Live – the world’s premier gaming community

With millions of players around the world, and more than a decade of multiplayer experience, Xbox Live is the proven place to play. And now, everyone is invited to experience smarter matchmaking, less waiting, and better performance with Xbox Live on Xbox One. You can even upload your best game moments or broadcast your gameplay live.

Find the perfect match.

Smart Match uses advanced algorithms to find challengers who fit your skill and style.

No waiting in lobbies.

Tired of waiting around in game lobbies for matches to start? Keep playing, watching TV or surfing the web while matchmaking happens behind the scenes.

Cloud-based power.

Unleash the power of the cloud. Games hosted in the cloud on Xbox Live gain performance, neutralize host advantage and minimize cheating.

No Jerks.

Are cheats and jerks ruining your multiplayer experiences? An extensive new reputation system helps keep annoying players out of your games.

A service you can count on.

Xbox Live is the proven multiplayer service with over a decade of experience. Powered by over 300,000 servers for maximum performance, Xbox Live ensures next-generation gaming for the millions of gamers around the world. Server based multiplayer experiences come to life with cloud-powered artificial intelligence creating epic experiences each time you play. And because every game is hosted by servers, host advantage and player drops and ping times should be much improved.

Your games keep playing, even when you're not.

Just because you’re not playing doesn’t mean your games have to stop. With Living Games technology and the power of the cloud, game worlds can be persistent. So the things you do in a game will stay that way. Plus your games are in sync with the real world, which means the latest stats can be automatically fed into your sports games. Advanced AI even allows your friends to play against your shadow when you’re not available. With Xbox One, the game never stops.

Suspend and resume gameplay instantly.

Gamers have busy lives. Thanks to the power of the cloud, start right where you left off, even in the middle of a battle or race.

Artificial intelligence that adapts.

Games can learn to play like you and your friends, so you always have worthy opponents, even when your friends are offline.***

Unlock a new generation of achievements.

Xbox One’s achievements system has richer detail and spans across your games and experiences, which means achievements are no longer confined to a single game. And you can earn achievements in more ways since new ones can be added dynamically at any time. You can track your achievement progress in real time without ever leaving the game. You can also get help on any Achievements you’re struggling with – Xbox One will scan the web for you and deliver relevant tips and strategy right to your TV. It even lets you compare your achievements with your friends. Share your legacy and achieve greatness with Xbox One.

Capture your greatness.

Why let that once-in-a-lifetime goal go unnoticed? Amp up your bragging rights with Game DVR by capturing your favourite highlights. Game DVR keeps a rolling record of your most recent gameplay so you never miss a moment.** Upload your best gaming moments with Upload and Upload Studio, or broadcast your gaming live with Twitch.

Learn more about Upload

Twitch on Xbox One

Live broadcast your gaming on Xbox One with Twitch.

Twitch on Xbox One lets you can broadcast and watch your favourite games live. Just say “Xbox, Broadcast” to show the world what you’re playing. Once you’re done broadcasting, use Twitch to watch the games you love, chat with the players you follow, or even join a broadcaster’s game.

Xbox on Windows 10

With Xbox on Windows 10, you’ll have more ways to connect and play, wherever you go. Your games, your friends, your achievements, and more follow you across Xbox One and Windows 10 devices.

Learn more

The best time to buy
Xbox One £299.99*

There's only one place to play the best exclusives like Halo 5: Guardians this year. Experience the most advanced multi-player on Xbox Live, quickly switch between games and live TV, and instantly resume your game where you left off.

Choose your console

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