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.
Video Kinect: Xbox Live Gold membership and a Kinect Sensor (sold separately) required. PC and laptops video chat requires Windows Live messenger.
Avatar Kinect: Kinect Sensor (sold separately) required. For sharing video online see KinectShare.com for full details.
Animal Planet L!VE: Xbox Live Gold Membership required.
8tracks: Xbox Live Gold Membership required.
CNET TV: Xbox Live Gold Membership required.
Crunchyroll: Live Gold Membership and Crunchyroll Premium Subscription required.
Dailymotion: Xbox Live Gold membership required.
Deezer: Live Gold Membership and Deezer Premium Subscription required.
GameSpot TV: Xbox Live Gold Membership required.
GameTrailers: 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.
NBA Game Time: Live Gold Membership and NBA.com League Pass Broadband Subscription required.
NFL.com Fantasy Football: Live Gold Membership required.
NHL GameCenter: Xbox Live Gold membership and subscription for NHL GameCenter Live™ is required.
MUZU.TV: Live Gold Membership required.
Quickflix: Xbox Live Gold membership and a Quickflix unlimited streaming membership required.
Red Bull TV : Xbox Live Gold Membership required.
Sports Picks : Xbox Live Gold Membership required.
VEVO: Xbox Live Gold membership required.
Viki: Xbox Live Gold membership required.
WSJ Live: Live Gold Membership required.
Xbox Video: Xbox Video brings the best in entertainment to Xbox Live with instant HD movie. And, with Kinect for Xbox 360, you are the controller.
Xpreshon: Live Gold Membership and XpreshonPremium Subscription required.
- YouTube: Xbox Live Gold membership required. Search on YouTube on Xbox Live is not Kinect enabled, not searchable with Bing.
*Some features coming soon. Xbox Live Gold membership and additional subscriptions and requirements may apply. Dashboard appearance may vary Kinect functionality available with select Xbox Live content and varies by feature. For additional details, system requirements and term of use, see Xbox Live Features and Apps.