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An Xbox 12+2 Month Live Gold subscription is the complete online entertainment experience that's only available on Xbox 360. Those who subscribe to this premium service can jump online and compete in huge virtual arenas against the best and brightest players out there, or just play casually against family and friends. As an Xbox Live Gold member on Xbox 360 you'll get to:
- Engage in competitive online multiplayer matches using the new TrueSkill matchmaking system;
- Tailor your matchmaking via feedback and accomplishments;
- Chat with more than one person at a time; and
- Take advantage of exclusive privileges in the Xbox Live Marketplace.
Xbox Live Gold Membership does have its privileges, and the biggest one of all is the ability to enjoy your Xbox 360 games online. let you play hectic matches against dozens of living, breathing opponents from all over the world.
Since Xbox Live Gold is enhanced for Xbox 360, you have total control over your online experience. Check out our articles on the feedback system, enhanced friends list, matchmaking, Gamer Zones, and tournament systems for full details about each component of Xbox Live Gold.
Simply put, Xbox Live Gold is the only way to play online
The Xbox LIVE Experience Overview
Xbox LIVE® connects you to friends, family and the worlds largest online entertainment center, allowing you to play games, watch movies, and share moments on the couch or around the world.
Extensive On-Demand HD Library: The Xbox 360 Video Marketplace has over 1,000 hours of HD movies. If its HD movies you crave, check out the latest blockbusters, the best in family films, cult classics, horror and much more. Movies are also available in standard definition.
Your Personal Game Room: Play classics like PAC-MAN, Galaga Legions, Bejeweled 2 and UNO as well as innovative new titles like Braid and Castle Crashers exclusively for download from Xbox LIVE Arcade.
Where Community Plays First: The Community Games channel on Xbox LIVE will include creatively diverse games developed by the community, for the community only on Xbox 360.
The Game Goes On and On: Xbox LIVE extends the life of your favorite games through the ability to quickly and easily download additional levels, map packs, songs and more.2 Downloadable content and entertainment is available on LIVE Marketplace as well as xbox.com.
Leading Social Network: Xbox LIVE is the worlds largest social entertainment network on your TV. Use text, IM, voice or video chat to connect your friends, family and the entertainment you love.
Entertainment Shared: Xbox 360 allows you to create a virtual party on your TV with up to eight friends. With LIVE Party, voice chat while you play games, share photos real-time and entertain friends across town or around the world.
Online Multiplayer Gaming: Play your favorite games with your friends, no matter where they are. Halo® 3, MaddenTM NFL 09, FIFA 09, Call of Duty®, Gears of War® 2, Fable®II and other hot games suddenly have a whole new dimension.
Express Yourself: Create a customizable, animated Avatar and literally jump into the world of Xbox LIVE.3 Your Avatar is your game face throughout the new Xbox experience - whether youre a LIVE Party host, playing online or chatting with a friend.
Show Off Your Skills: With new ways to earn achievements and set yourself apart with your ever-growing Gamerscore, Xbox LIVE continues to be the best place to play games online.
Master Your Entertainment: Take charge of your entertainment, any day of the week - movie night on Sunday, game show contestant on Monday, share new photos on Thursday, and play video games on Friday. Its ALL at your fingertips with Xbox LIVE.