Xbox Live News


Xbox Live Clubs and Looking for Group are available for Preview members

By David Craddock, Sep 06, 2016 2:01pm PDT

Check out Clubs and LFG functionality on Xbox One, while support for the Xbox app available on Windows 10 and mobile devices is coming soon.


Xbox Live gamertags expire unless you log in at least once every five years

By David Craddock, Jul 25, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Hey, if you haven't tea-bagged your peers in half a decade, you probably weren't using the handle anyway.


"Yep, same thing happened to me. For the longest time some nobody that never logged into their ..."

- Zollington see all 26 comments

Microsoft details Xbox revenue and other data during Q4 of FY 2016

By David Craddock, Jul 19, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Xbox Live is up, but hardware is down.


"This is what drives me nuts about finance. Of course they knew mentioning the S would ..."

- daggot see all 3 comments

Xbox Live Gold subscription price increases in six countries

By David Craddock, May 16, 2016 3:43pm PDT

The change will go into effect on June 20 across six countries.


"Damn, Israel gets screwed. Why does Microsoft hate god's chosen people???"

- MagicWishMonkey see all 5 comments

Rocket League on Xbox One will soon support cross-network play

By Daniel Perez, Mar 14, 2016 8:43am PDT

Could we finally see a matchup of Xbox vs. PlayStation vs. PC? We certainly hope so.


"Sony will just say pass, we are not interested. Would be typical to keep all the walled gardens up."

- gummijoh see all 22 comments

Hacker group threatens to take down Xbox Live and PlayStation Network on Christmas

By Daniel Perez, Dec 15, 2015 8:03am PST

Get ready to be extremely frustrated come Christmas Day.


"My guess would be anywhere not involving something that will inevitably turn into an FBI operation. "

- steauengeglase see all 27 comments

Nab Some Deals In This Upcoming Xbox Live Sale

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 09, 2015 8:50am PST

As if you didn't have enough games to play already, right? 


Xbox 360 owners can play multiplayer games for free this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Oct 09, 2015 7:50am PDT

Own an Xbox 360 but don't have an active Xbox Live Gold membership? You're in luck because Microsoft is holding a free multiplayer weekend event this weekend where you can finally take part in a number of online multiplayer games.


Microsoft offering Game of Thrones season 5 premiere for free on Xbox

By Daniel Perez, Apr 13, 2015 4:30am PDT

Xbox owners who are also Xbox Live members will be able to watch the season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones right now.


"UK guys at home: Is that also available in Blighty? I remember it being on Xbox Live last year."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 3 comments

AirMech Arena crosses over with Assassin's Creed

By Steven Wong, Oct 01, 2014 3:30pm PDT

AirMech Arena is reached a million users, and to celebrate, some special skins and units re coming out of hiding for an unexpected crossover.


Forza Motorsport 5 free this weekend on Xbox One for Gold members

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Are you an Xbox One owner that feels the need for speed? Then be sure to partake in this weekend's special Forza Motorsport 5 event.


"The Ring is free DLC, whether you get that during the free weekend, I don't know."

- thecray see all 3 comments

Shack Snack: May 14, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 14, 2014 6:00am PDT

Start your mornings right with a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.


"I'm glad that they are not changing the conditions for keeping games from Games With Gold for ..."

- Early_Grayce see all 2 comments

Rumor: Microsoft combining music and cloud services on Xbox One

By Robert Workman, May 13, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Microsoft could be combining two of its most popular services into one entity


"back in the day when this whole "digital distribution/service" thing was virgin, everyone was ..."

- vitek r see all 7 comments

'Xbox AB' domains registered by Microsoft

By Andrew Yoon, May 01, 2014 10:00am PDT

Microsoft has registered a pair of new Xbox-related domains: XboxAB.com and XboxAB.net. The domains were acquired just three days ago, on April 28.


Xbox Games with Gold: Dust & Saints Row: The Third in May

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 30, 2014 9:30am PDT

Microsoft has revealed its "Games with Gold" freebies for May, and they're both quite noteworthy.


"I was able to snag both Dust & Deadlight for free right now (even though it's May 1st)"

- alucard_x see all 13 comments