Xbox.com writes: "November 15, 2002 was the official launch date of Xbox LIVE® in North America. This November, we're very excited about the 5th anniversary of Xbox LIVE".
the best 50$/yr i have ever spent..
Amen to that!!
pretty good service, I play with alot of people from my school, so its fun to get together
Boy wouldnt that be the perfect day to roll out the Fall Update? 5yrs and a face lift too boot!
Also to those that dont know...you can buy LIVE Gold Service 12 months + 1 month for $40 via Amazon.com. 13 months for 40bucks....not bad at all!
$39 at amazon free shipping 13 month makes $3 a month and i have the live diamond card so i get coupons and discounts so it is almost free.
I've been doing the 3 month thing since i dont want to pay a whole year at once (since it costs as much as a game)...but I'm gonna check out amazon for that deal, thanks for the heads up.
i had a 12 + 1 month and that 1 month thing is NOT 1 MONTH i tested my self and ima do it again to double check. 4 ex: u buy a 360 make new gamertag, automatic 1 month, that 1 month is added to the 12 month, so if i put a 2 day trial and then a 12 + 1 month card then it adds the 2 day trial with the 12 months u understand? so that +1 month is ALMOST false advertisemnt... hence u CANNOT sue M$
I just bought the 13month card. My membership expired 11/07. I entered my code and now my new membership expires on 12/08...i.e. 13 months later!
congratulations to all Xbox Live subscribers for what is probably the best 5 years of online gaming I have ever had. Thinking it has already been 5 years makes me want to fire up some Mech Assault again and have a few matches! ^_^
Yeah, Mech Assault. First game I played on Live. I have some good memories of that game.
midtown madness 4 the online wins
...of raking it in!
you say that like its a bad thing.
and - I remeber the good ol' days of MA, UC and Ghost Recon - fun times!
Then came the big daddy ... RTCW - still one of the best FPS's to grace a console.
and other like him,Live is a service, no different from the lets say the cell phone bill u pay every month, or the monthly subscription to itunes. What's the diffrence? oh i know its run by MS "the root of all that is wrong in the world and god forbid they get any of my hard earned cash" am i right?
and why are there more Live subscribers then there are PS3 owners?
lets see not everyone actually play online games..don't let M$ fool you guys.....only half of the 360 install base has subscribed to LIVE..
LIVE - Been about for 5 yers
PSN - Less than a year
Thats "still" more than PS3 owners
More of everything
And plus the demos come out weeks before they do on PSN.
Im very satisfied with live, and have only experienced a little bit of lag the first couple of days of gears, and the first couple of days of Halo, other than those two rare occurrances, there is no lag on Live.
Isnt it something like 130??
Xbox Live is an amazing service and is just great. In a way though, it has ruined gaming. As I dont really enjoy single player games anymore since multiplayer is so freakin fun.
Still the best, and worth every dime.
That's because the 360 has been out for 2 years and the PS3 hasn't even been out for a year in the US and was only released in March in Europe, get a clue idiot.
And still cant get any better then PSN with 40 online gaming and lag free no p2p crap.
for shame everyone wasting $50/year.
You are correct, the only reason Xbox owners love live is because they're so biased towards their own brand that even if something IS of a higher quality they'll say it isn't without even experiencing it for themselves.
I had a 360 with xbox live (2 in fact before they died)
I have a PS3 with PSN
I have a PCs which I've been playing online games on for years before these idiotic xbox owners even knew what lag was
You NEED dedicated servers, xbots ask yourself, what am I getting with this $50 a year? Is it the 'superior' amount of useless features like giving feedback to people? paying to change your gamertag? paying for map packs when the developers wanted to give them to you for free before MS stepped in?
The Playstation network is excellent, so is PC gaming, Xbox live is the epitome of nickel-and-diming someone.
halt the celebration until it's free
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