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.*
Smart Match uses advanced algorithms to find challengers who fit your skill and style.
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.
Unleash the power of the cloud. Games hosted in the cloud on Xbox Live gain performance, neutralize host advantage and minimize cheating.
Are cheats and jerks ruining your multiplayer experiences? An extensive new reputation system helps keep annoying players out of your games.
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.
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.
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.
Games can learn to play like you and your friends, so you always have worthy opponents, even when your friends are offline.**
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. With Achievement Snap, 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.
Why let that once-in-a-lifetime goal go unnoticed? Amp up your bragging rights with Game DVR by capturing your favorite 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.
Twitch on Xbox One lets you can broadcast and watch your favorite 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.
With Upload, you can show off your greatest Xbox One gaming moments in your own personal way. Upload Studio enables you to easily transform your gaming clips into spectacular videos and share them with your friends.
Unleash the power of the cloud with a new generation of Xbox Live. It also connects you to thousands of games, songs, TV shows, movies, and sports. More importantly, it’s a scalable source of power that will grow stronger over time. Best of all, your games and profile are stored in the cloud, so every Xbox One console behaves like your very own. And because it’s all one service, your Xbox Live Gold membership will work on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
Imagine the player stats in your sports game being updated automatically based on the weekend’s results. It’s now possible with Xbox One. Thanks to the power of the cloud, game worlds stay in sync with the real world.***
With Xbox One, you can start playing within minutes as games install. And, when you're connected to Xbox Live, updates can install seamlessly in the background, so your games and entertainment won’t be interrupted.
Now anyone in your home can access most Xbox Live Gold benefits on your Xbox One, including multiplayer.
*Some screens simulated; appearance may vary. Advanced TV hardware required. Initial set-up, updates, and some games and features require broadband internet; ISP fees apply. Twitch picture-in-picture and voice functionality requires Kinect for Xbox One. Kinect voice functionality only available in supported locales and language and varies by features. See support.xbox.com/xbox-one/kinect/voice-commands. Games and media content sold separately. Some features, including online multiplayer and Upload Studio require Xbox Live Gold membership (sold separately) and/or additional requirements. Multiplayer between Xbox 360 and Xbox One not supported. Home Gold: Limited to 1 Xbox One in home; restrictions apply. Smart Match matchmaking and Cloud Hosted Multiplayer available in supported games Advanced AI, Cloud-Hosted Multiplayer, Game DVR, Impulse Triggers, Living Games, Smart Match, and Upload Studio features available in supported games. Available features and content may vary by country, and over time.
** Advanced TV hardware required. Games, add-ons and media content sold separately. Initial set-up and some features required broadband internet; ISP fees apply. Adaptive AI, Living Games, and Impulse Triggers available in supported games. See xbox.com/xbox-one.
*** In supported games.