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Xbox One digital games and availability


Same-day digital availability

You now have more purchase options! Download your favorite Xbox One games from Xbox Live the same day they are available at retail – all in the comfort and convenience of your home. The digital version can be downloaded directly to your Xbox and you can even start playing before the full game download is complete. Have peace of mind that you’ll never lose your disc and can access or buy it any time of the day. For more information, see Q&A section below.

Frequently asked questions


Instantly switch between digital version of Xbox one games

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Physical

Must be installed and played off hard drive. Disc must always be in tray to play.

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Digital

Must be installed and played off hard drive. No disc, so easy switching.