Share this page

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 films 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 film (such as HD) and decade. You can also combine these terms. For example, "Find HD action films with Clive Owen".
  • If you prefer to use the controller, scroll right on the Xbox Home screen and select the Search all button in the store. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter search criteria.

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

  • Scroll to the right on the Home screen and select the category that you're interested in: Games, Films & TV, Music or Apps.
  • Browse through the category to find what you're looking for. Each category has a few sections.
  • Select More to the right of a category to see additional selections.

Once you find something that 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 description
  • Purchase availability (Buy, Get for Free) and an option to Pin to Home or Rate
  • Trailers and images
  • Additional details like information about the developer, genre or legal terms of use

    Note
    Selections in Films & TV Shows will open Films & TV. Selections in Music will open Groove.

Notes

  • Purchases from Music and Films & TV are not downloaded to your console but are streamed over the Internet to your console or other Films & TV-compatible devices. For more information, see How to buy or rent Films & TV 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 How to install games on Xbox One.
  • Some apps may require a subscription or membership with a service provider (the Netflix app, for example).

Was this article helpful?

Yes
No

Thank you for your feedback

Thanks for your feedback!

We're sorry this article didn't solve your problem. We won't give up and neither should you. Try this community option, below.
Get help from the community
Ambassador chat image
Ambassador chat
Chat one on one with a fellow Xbox User who wants to help.

Provide feedback for this topic

255 characters remain.
To protect your privacy, please do not include contact information in your feedback.
Get help from the community
Ambassador chat image
Ambassador chat
Chat one on one with a fellow Xbox User who wants to help.

Contact Us

Would you like to contact Support regarding the "Get new games, films and apps through Xbox One" issue you were reading about or a different issue?

Share this page