Xbox Live (Silver) is free for basic features such as messaging and dashboard and game updates.
Xbox Live Gold (paid subscription **) is required for match making and may be required for other game functionality over the internet.
The most advanced multiplayer.**
Play games like Titanfall and Halo with your friends on a network powered by over 300,000 servers for maximum performance. Cloud-hosted multiplayer helps eliminate lag and cheating. And on Xbox One, find new challengers who fit your skill and style with Smart Match.
Find the perfect match.**
Smart Match on Xbox One finds you new challengers who fit your skill and style, using intelligent algorithms. And the community-powered reputation systems helps identify cheats and annoying people to keep them out of your games.
Never miss a moment.
You no longer have to wait in lobbies while a match is found. Feel free to play a game, watch TV, or listen to music while we find your perfect match. Then you can jump in instantly.
Get free games with Xbox Live Gold**
Catch up on games you’ve always wanted to play with a growing library of free titles on Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Broadcast your multiplayer match live with Twitch.**
Xbox Live Gold gets you into the multiplayer arena, letting you broadcast your most epic multiplayer duels over Twitch. Join a broadcaster’s game for a multiplayer showdown to prove that you are the best in the world.
Multiplayer for everyone in your home.**
With Home Gold, on Xbox One, a single Gold membership provides multiplayer for everyone in your home.
Everyone gets to play.
More ways to stay connected and share with friends.
Record your most epic multiplayer moments, effortlessly save them to the cloud and use Upload Studio to personalize your clips and share with friends or on Twitter. You can also stay up-to-date with your friends’ current activities with the new friends section. See the most popular games your friends are playing, and a Gamerscore leaderboard.