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How to find games and game content after you redeem a code online on Xbox One

After you redeem a code online, games and downloadable game content are installed automatically on your home console if you have your power mode set to Instant-on and, under System > Updates, you’ve checked Keep my games & apps up to date. Use the instructions on this page to manually install them later or on a non-home console.

Games

  1. Press the Xbox button on your controller to go to the Home screen.
  2. Use the left stick to navigate down to My games & apps, and then select See all. Press the A button to select it.
  3. Go to Games, then select the Ready to install tab at the top of the screen.
  4. Highlight the game title that you want to install, and then press the A button on your controller.
  5. Select Install all to install the game and any available add-ons, or select Choose what to install to install a specific piece of content.

Add-ons and downloadable game content

  1. Press the Xbox button on your controller to go to the Home screen.
  2. Use the left stick to navigate down to My games & apps, and then select See all. Press the A button to select it.
  3. Select Games, and then highlight the game for which you have an add-on.
  4. Press the Menu button, and then select Manage game & add-ons.
  5. Select the Ready to install tab.
  6. Highlight the add-on or game content you want to install, and then press the A button on your controller.

Can’t download your content?

If you're having a problem downloading games or game content, try the following:

  • Check for service alerts. If you see any alerts here, wait until the service is up and running and try again:
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