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Join a vibrant multiplayer community of people like you. Get free and discounted games. Become a member for as low as $4.99 per month.*

Play together with Xbox Live Gold

Build imaginative, awe-inspiring worlds with your friends. Compete in heart-pounding matches that require quick thinking and fast reflexes. Whether it’s competitive or cooperative gameplay on your console, Xbox Live Gold takes your game to the next level. Alone you are mighty. With others, you’re Gold.

Free games and exclusive discounts every month


Get up to $700 in free games during a year of membership—worth up to $350 on Xbox One and up to $350 on Xbox 360.*


Past games have included...

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Rayman Legends

Halo 3

Gears of War 3



Save up to 50–75% on games, add-ons, and more in the Xbox Store. Did you know there were more than $1,000 in discounts in 2014 .†

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Experience the most advanced multiplayer

Play with the best

Play with the best

With a unique player-powered reputation system, Xbox Live helps you be more in control of who you play with. Enjoy a more meaningful multiplayer experience, and get the most out of your game by avoiding cheaters.

Performance to the max

Performance to the max

Powered by hundreds of thousands of servers, Xbox Live delivers maximum performance while reducing lag and cheating. Experience the most advanced multiplayer on a network built for speed and reliability.

It keeps getting better

It keeps getting better

By continuously adding features, content, and capabilities, Xbox One keeps getting better. Updates from Xbox Live will happen in the background while you enjoy your favorite game.

Battle-tested performance

Battle-tested performance

With more than 1 billion multiplayer matches played each month, Xbox Live is built for performance, speed, and reliability. And with ongoing service enhancements and new features, it just keeps getting better.

And remember, Xbox Live Gold is more than just great deals on games

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Multiplayer gaming

Play together with friends to build imaginative, awe-inspiring worlds. Compete in heart-pounding matches that require quick thinking and fast reflexes. Whether you are in the mood for cooperative or competitive gameplay, Xbox Live has something for everyone. With the world's premier gaming community, there is always someone ready to play matching your skill and style.


Free games

Twice a month, Xbox Live Gold members get exclusive access to a hand-selected collection of fan favorites, big hits, and bold new visions - for free.


Exclusive discounts with Deals with Gold

Each week, Xbox Live Gold members can save up to 50-75% in the Xbox Store with exclusive discounts on select games, add-ons, and more.


Parties and party chat

Xbox Live Parties are built to help you stay connected and more easily play games with your friends. Quickly group up, voice chat, and move smoothly in and out of games together. Or choose to keep the conversation going while members of your party play different games, now even between Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs.


Home Gold

With Home Gold, everyone gets to play A single Gold membership provides Gold benefits, such as multiplayer and Games with Gold games for everyone in your home.1


Game demos

Experience games before you buy them with free access to game demos.



Entertainment apps

Tune in to Netflix Hulu Plus, Twitch, Crackle, Amazon Instant Video, Machinima, and more popular apps on Xbox One.2



Sports apps

Cheer for your teams and keep up with the latest action with live and on-demand sports from MLB, NFL, NBA, WWE, ESPN, and more.



Exclusive betas

Experience the newest hits before they hit the street with access to exclusive Xbox betas.




Chat with friends on your TV in stunning HD with Skype for Xbox One. With this specially designed version of the popular app, you use Snap mode to connect with friends near and far while you watch TV or play a game.



Live TV

Enjoy free over-the-air channels like NBC, CBS, and FOX with the Hauppauge TV tuner. Catch the latest on ESPN, AMC, CNN, and more, live with Sling TV. Or use the HDMI pass-through and OneGuide to take more control of your cable TV.3




Play together with Xbox Live Gold

Play with friends on the most advanced multiplayer network, get free games, and receive exclusive discounts.


Total savings across 87 offers in the Xbox Store throughout the 2014 calendar year. Future offers will vary.

1Games with Gold offer for paid Gold members only; active Gold membership required to play downloaded Xbox One games. Each participating game (selected by Xbox) available for download from Xbox Store during specific window; available games may vary by country. Some titles may only be available for download by adult account holders 18 years and older. Kinect and/or hard drive required for some games. Offer available in all Xbox Live countries where Xbox Live Gold memberships are supported. Offer is nontransferable, not redeemable for cash, and cannot be combined with any other rebate or offer. Offer terms and availability subject to change. Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of member. Download charges may apply as set by your ISP. For Xbox Live Terms of Use and system requirements, see

2 IMPORTANT! Xbox Live Gold no longer required for some apps and features, including Netflix, Twitch, ESPN, Skype, and YouTube. Some apps require app provider-specific subscriptions and/or other requirements. See Skype video calls require Kinect for Xbox One. Home Gold: Limited to 1 Xbox One in home; restrictions apply. Smart Match matchmaking and Cloud Hosted Multiplayer available in supported games. Media content and games, including Titanfall and Halo, sold separately. Halo Spartan Assault available now on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Halo 5: Guardians coming 2015. Multiplayer between Xbox One and Xbox 360 not supported. Pre-release games; game and beta availability varies, and features and availability are subject to change. Cortana feature available holiday 2015; Kinect required for Cortana speech recognition and only available in select jurisdictions.

3Watch cable and satellite TV with an HDMI-compatible set-top box, or watch over-the-air TV with the Hauppauge Digital TV Tuner for Xbox One and a compatible HDTV antenna (all sold separately). Over-the-air coverage may vary based on location and environmental conditions. Changing channels for HDMI sources, power, and volume control features require Kinect for Xbox One, or an IR extender cable (cable not included). Initial setup, updates, and some games and features require broadband Internet; ISP fees apply. Games and media content sold separately. See