How to buy or rent content from Xbox Live on Xbox 360 or your computer

Overview

You can download new games, add-ons for your favourite games, avatar accessories, music and more from Xbox Live for your Xbox 360 console or Windows computer.

Note Purchases from Xbox Live are made by using money in your Microsoft account or another payment method available in your country or region. You can also add money to your Microsoft account by using an Xbox gift card.

Buy content on your computer

  1. Go to the Xbox Games Store.
  2. Click Xbox 360 to open the Xbox 360 Games page.
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  1. Scroll down to browse the different game types and select the game you want.
  2. To purchase the game, click Download from Xbox Store, or click Buy disc to purchase the game on a disc.
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Note Some games are only available on disc.

  1. Follow the steps to complete and confirm your purchase.
  2. To confirm that the item you purchased is in your queue, select My Account and sign in if prompted.
  3. Click Manage devices.
  4. Click See Xbox 360 download queue under Device Management. The game will be listed under Next Download.
  5. Turn on your console and connect to Xbox Live. The item that you purchased will begin downloading.

Note If you don’t have enough funds in your Microsoft account, you can use other payment methods available in your country or region, including credit cards. (For some items, additional purchase options might be available.)

Buy or rent content on your Xbox 360 console

  1. Sign in to Xbox Live with the account that you want to use to make a purchase.
  2. Go to Games or TV & Films.
  3. Select Browse Games or Browse TV & Movies.
  4. Browse to find the content you want to buy or rent.
  5. Select the item, and then select Confirm Download. If you don’t have enough funds in your Microsoft account, you can use other payment methods available in your country or region, including credit cards.

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