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Want do I get if I get Gold live? Is it true I get free online multiplayer on weekends?
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If you get Gold, its free all the time lol. You don't pay to play. You pay for a year of service, and thats what you get.
    
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You'll also be allowed to use the movie and TV downloads as well, along with exclusive demos (i.e Halo 3 in the spring)

IMO, I think $50 is ridiculously cheap for a whole years worth of access, better than the nearly $150 per year for WoW
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if you pay for gold you get free online multiplayer all the time, access to all downloads (some cost more though i.e. themes, arcade games, etc)
    
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Yeah, but what can I access? Are there going to be more costs?
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If you get Gold, you will still have to pay for movie downloads other things that cost money. If it costs money on Silver, it will cost money on Gold.
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post #7 of 14
you can download all the demos and things like that, you just have to pay to download the xbox live arcade games and themes that change the look of your xbox dashboard. if all you want to do is play games online, you won't have any fees passed the $50 one year access.
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post #8 of 14
Gold is just the subscription to XBOX Live, I wish they would have done away with Gold/Silver accounts cause it just confuses people.

If you have a subscription to XBOX Live, then you do whatever you want, the only things you have to pay for is the lame ass Microsoft Points and/or XBOX Live Arcade Games.
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post #9 of 14
"I’ve seen this question come up a few times, so I thought I’d address it here.

The xbox.com page on the subject makes the answer as clear as mud.

The main difference is you get online multiplayer with Gold. With silver, you can download content, demos, trailers, arcade games, etc. You also get achievements and all basic Live functionality.

Punch it up to the Gold level of service, and you get to game with others around the globe, online on Live. So, for example, without Gold, your Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter experience is going to be limited to single player. On Xbox Live Gold, you get to play with your buds in multiplayer games on Live."
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post #10 of 14
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Ok, so with silver I can still get free demos? Is it true weekend online gaming is free? I usually only have time to play on the weekends only, so, yeah.
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