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Get new games, films and apps through Xbox One

Overview

The Xbox Store lets you buy games and add-ons, install apps, stream music and purchase or rent movies and TV programmes from your Xbox One console.

Find Xbox digital content that you want

  • To search by voice, say "Xbox, Bing" and then say what you're looking for. You can search by name, actor, genre, type of movie (such as HD) and decade. You can also combine these terms. For example, "Find HD action movies with Clive Owen".
  • If you prefer to use the controller, scroll right on the Xbox Home screen and select the Search box beneath the store. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter your search criteria.

It’s also easy to browse and see what’s available.

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  • Scroll to the right on the Home screen and select the category that you’re interested in: Games, Movies & TV, Music or Apps.
  • Browse through the category to find what you’re looking for. Each category has a few sections:
    • Featured – New or featured games.
    • New Releases.
    • Top Games Right Now – A real-time display of the most popular games on Xbox Live at this very second, tailored to your region and age-based content restrictions.
    • Popular – Games, movies, albums, bands or songs popular among your friends and the Xbox community.
    • Recommended – Content chosen specifically for you based on what you’ve played before and how you’ve rated other items. The more you rate content, the more accurate the recommendations become.
    • Top Selling – The most commonly purchased items in the category.
    • Top Rated – The highest-rated items in the category.
    • Add-Ons – Additional content for your games (for example, map packs).
  • Select the ellipsis (…) at the bottom of a category to see more.
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Once you find something you’re interested in, select it with the A button to get more information. Depending on the game or app, you’ll see:

  • Download size, release date, rating and a description
  • Purchase availability (Buy, Get for Free) and an option to Pin to Home or Rate
  • Leaderboard and/or featured challenges
  • Trailers and images
  • Additional details like information about the developer, genre or legal terms of use
  • Note Selections in Movies & TV programmes will open Xbox Video. Selections in Music will open Xbox Music.

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Notes

  • Purchases from Music and Film & TV are not downloaded to your console but are streamed over the Internet to your console or other Xbox Video-compatible devices. For more information, see How to buy or rent Xbox Video content on your Xbox One console.
  • Bear in mind that games can be large and take a while to download and install, depending on the individual title and your Internet connection speed. For more information, see Install a game on your Xbox One.
  • Some apps may require a subscription or membership with a service provider (the Netflix app, for example).

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