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Ok so I just unpacked it and logged in on xbox live with my GFWL account (which worked fine).
Then I try to play Gears 3 online and it says that I don't have permission to play.
Same with Gears 2, Halo 3 & Reach.

I also can't buy anything from the marketplace...

Did I forget to do something?
I tried googleing the error that I'm getting but all those threads are about people who got banned from those games which is not the case here since I've never even played a single multiplayer match on Xbox.

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Edited by amputate - 2/2/12 at 10:24am
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Did you buy live?


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Did you buy live?
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What do you mean buy xbox live?
If it's something from the market then no since I can't buy stuff there =/
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You need to pay to go online. 19.99 for 3 mo th
Edit: either VIA Card from a store or from a credit card.

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thx for the info.

It's actually mind blowing that Micro$oft can get away with this.
I need to pay to allow my xbox to turn into a server and let other play on my net... wow, just... wow
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Quote:
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thx for the info.

It's actually mind blowing that Micro$oft can get away with this.
I need to pay to allow my xbox to turn into a server and let other play on my net... wow, just... wow
No problemo. I sold my Xbox for that reason thumb.gif


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RE: Just bought a 360 and I need help -_-

This is one of many reasons why I steer clear of Xbox. PS3 is more expensive but with the online being free....well, im pretty sure Xbox owners end up paying for their Xbox over n over again. Sorry if this is considered a fanboy comment. I just get fed up with the hype that surrounds Xbox, yet its raking in money for something that should be free.

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Yep Microsoft will nickel and dime you all day

I pay $120 a year (I think that's the price of a 1 year Gold account) and I only play NHL 12.
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Note, be careful of auto renewal settings if you use a debit/credit card!
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Quote:
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Yep Microsoft will nickel and dime you all day
I pay $120 a year (I think that's the price of a 1 year Gold account) and I only play NHL 12.

I am pretty sure you can get a 1 year sub for $40, chump change compared to MMOs.

http://www.amazon.com/Xbox-LIVE-Month-Gold-Membership-360/dp/B0029LJIFG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328212779&sr=8-1
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