All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘xbox live gold’

You Can Get a Refund If You Cancel Xbox Live Gold

On Tuesday, Microsoft did something that Xbox users have wanted them to do for years–the company finally tore down the part of the Golden Paywall that encompassed entertainment apps. What this means is that starting June 9th, Xbox users will be able to stream Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime Instant Video, HBO Go, and more without having to purchase …

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Netflix on Xbox without Gold Now a Reality

It appears the rumors are true. Xbox head Phil Spencer has just announced that they are tearing down the Golden Paywall–at least for entertainment apps. In under a month, you’ll be able to stream Netflix (and all other entertainment apps) without a subscription to Xbox Live Gold. “Xbox 360 has been a leader in delivering entertainment experiences for years, with …

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Netflix May Be Leaving Xbox’s Golden Paywall

UPDATE: Microsoft made it official. Original Article: Unlike many of its competitors, Microsoft forces Xbox users to pay for the company’s console subscription service, Xbox Live Gold, if they want to stream content from media apps like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Instant Video. Although nobody (on the consumer end) has ever really liked this, it’s been that way for …

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Xbox Fitness Coming To Xbox One This Holiday Season

On November 1, Nintendo will jump back into the fitness gaming category it helped create with Wii Fit U. Later this year, Microsoft will be throwing its hat into the ring with a similar app for Xbox One. On Friday, Microsoft announced a new Xbox One app called Xbox Fitness that will be launching this holiday season. Unlike Nintendo’s game …

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These Xbox One Features Require Xbox Live Gold

Since the launch of Xbox Live, players have had to pay to play online. Microsoft began adding more perks with Xbox Live Gold on the Xbox 360, such as using Netflix or Internet Explorer. Now it’s adding a whole host of new features that are exclusive to Xbox Live Gold members on the Xbox One. In an update to its …

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Assassin’s Creed II Free For Xbox Live Gold Members on July 16

Xbox Live’s “Ultimate Game Sale” began on Tuesday, offering games such as Assassin’s Creed 3 and Borderlands 2 for as much as 67% off. Though the second day of the sale isn’t quite as exciting, Xbox Live Gold gamers will be pleased to know that Microsoft has announced the next game in its “Games with Gold” program. Assassin’s Creed II …

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Microsoft Gives Away its First “Games with Gold” Game

Though Microsoft’s big E3 presentation was mostly about games, the company did manage to slip in a bit of good information for gamers who are sticking with the Xbox throughout this year. Xbox Live Gold members who don’t unsubscribe will be getting two free games each month, from July until December. This “Games with Gold” program is Microsoft’s way of …

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Microsoft Confirms $99 Xbox 360 Rumors

Last week their were some rumors going around that Microsoft was going to be offering a way for you to get an XBox 360 for $99 out the door. The only catch was/is, is that the deal somes with a 2 year contract at $15 dollars a month. Microsoft has just today, released a coupon at the Microsoft Store good …

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