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The '''Xbox Games Store''', formerly the ''Xbox Live Marketplace'' and ''Xbox Live Arcade'', is the Digital Platform employed by Microsoft Corporation that provides game downloads for both the Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PCs running Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.
 
   
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The '''''Xbox Games Store''''' (formerly known as the ''Xbox Live Marketplace'') is [[Microsoft Corporation|Microsoft]]'s digital distribution platform used for the [[Xbox One]] and [[Xbox 360]] [[Video game consoles|video game consoles]]. The service allows users to download and purchase video games from the Xbox Live Arcade as well as full Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles, add-ons for existing games, demos and other miscellaneous content such as gamerpics and Dashboard themes.
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Previously, the service also offered sections for downloading video content such as films and TV episodes but was superseded by "Xbox Music" and "Xbox Video" (known now as "Groove Music" and "Microsoft Movies & TV" respectively).
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As of late-2017, the Xbox Games Store was replaced on Xbox One by the [[Microsoft Store]] as the standard digital store for all [[Windows 10]] devices.
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Latest revision as of 11:00, 26 March 2020


Xbox Games Store
Basic Information
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Type(s)
Digital Platform
Platform(s)
Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Awards | Changelog | Compatibility | Covers
Credits | DLC | Gallery | Help | Patches | Ratings
Reviews | Screenshots | Videos

The Xbox Games Store (formerly known as the Xbox Live Marketplace) is Microsoft's digital distribution platform used for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 video game consoles. The service allows users to download and purchase video games from the Xbox Live Arcade as well as full Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles, add-ons for existing games, demos and other miscellaneous content such as gamerpics and Dashboard themes.

Previously, the service also offered sections for downloading video content such as films and TV episodes but was superseded by "Xbox Music" and "Xbox Video" (known now as "Groove Music" and "Microsoft Movies & TV" respectively).

As of late-2017, the Xbox Games Store was replaced on Xbox One by the Microsoft Store as the standard digital store for all Windows 10 devices.