Xbox live not updating to gold
In either version, you get firmware updates for your hardware to increase performance or update certain software features.
With Xbox Live, when you sign in using your Gamertag, you are automatically notified of any new updates. How do you update your Xbox 360 without an Internet connection or a very slow Internet connection?
Ars Technica also reported that other services would be placed behind the Xbox Live Gold paywall to compensate for the free entertainment apps, but it’s not clear exactly which those will be.
The change is being linked directly to the departure of former Xbox chief Don Mattrick, who left Microsoft last year after a confusing Xbox One launch following controversy over initial plans to make the new console require an internet connection.
Microsoft has always locked Xbox owners into its Xbox Live Gold subscription service to access streaming apps like Netflix and Hulu, but that's finally changed.
Alongside its announcement of a 9 Kinect-less Xbox One, the company has revealed that Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Go, and all other entertainment apps will be lose their Gold requirement starting in June.
Now all you have to do is take the USB stick over to your Xbox console, plug it in and then turn on the console. Then just pop the disc into your Xbox console and the update will start automatically.
Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners will no longer need to maintain a paid Xbox subscription to watch movies on Netflix, TV with Hulu Plus, and popular shows through HBO Go.
Like all game consoles, there are occasional updates to add new features such as social networking tools like Facebook, Twitter, etc or the ability to play different types of files.
Xbox Live has two types of offerings, free and Gold Membership.
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In order to get these firmware updates for your Xbox, you normally would download them from Xbox Live.