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Make Multiplayer Free!

Make the multiplayer part of Xbox Live free, as it is on PC!

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  • ExpertSalt360 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I am very disappointed with Microsoft for charging for Microsoft gold. I bought my Son the X Box One S, bought a game and now Im suppose to pay to play multiplayer. I will be returning this console and get him a gamming pc. Shame on you Microsoft.

  • EightPine65 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Realistically this is not going to happen so start another on with free to play games not requiring gold. Sony do it so MS should aswell

  • PARVESH101 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    at least Microsoft can make multiplayer free on free to play games like the ps4 has.

  • ALMIGHTY JE5U5 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I think a free multiplayer would be great and would then kill the PS market... but keep the gold side with the free games etc because people would buy for the games alone but maybe add something extra like priority of something I do not know but I think a free Xbox multiplayer would bring an awful lot of people on. Maybe trial it for one year... see how it goes

  • RarinFurball348 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    They not gonna do it because they are cheap fcks. They dont give flying fck about dying mp on 360. All they're intrest is in money, even if there gonna be 2 players per server in every game they not gonna give a single fck( even with paying for MP H3 (THEYRE FCKING LEGACY) is unplayable most of the time (especially in EU) or youre waiting for match far too long). I hope they gonna go bankrupt for that greed. Blame also is in side of a players because theyre paying for MS funny gold, they should kick them in the ***** and dont pay them. And im talking all the time about old old 360 not One, they won't even do that. Buy PCs people.

  • Ueusdlast commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I was scrolling in this thread's earliest comments, they aways said that microsoft used the gold money to maintan the game servers, which is actually ***, the servers are hosted by the developers/publishers, microsoft has nothing to do with it, there's no point in charging for a service that is supposed to be free from the begining, and microsoft had halted support for xbox 360 for 5~ years already, what the point on milking the players for more money? MS already get a ton of money by just making the devs buy a license to publish on their platform, and there's no such thing on lowering the quality, PS3 had free multiplayer since it launched, and surpassed 360 on sales, and PS4, even with paid subscription, has sold more than the Xone, come on MS, step up your game, Oh Come on, I just want to invade people on dark souls, how bad can it be?

  • razorgodwill commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    we should be able to play online for free considering we have to pay loads for dlc anyway and sp is dying. please let us have the ability to play online free, you can still keep the game pass so people can pay to get discounts and stuff but atleast allow us the ability to access online

  • OneNightPanda98 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I just wanna play online without having to pay more money first you gotta buy the Xbox then the game and for internet every month no point in paying to play online it’s stupid and it will bring more costumers over to Xbox because they don’t have to pay to play with friends and other people

  • SylvaticTiara52 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I have a xbox 360, old, my friend came to my house with his controller and all, we were getting started to play some cod bo2, he connects his account (neither of us had gold) we were going to play local with bots, LOCAL, we were connected to the internet and it said that we can't play LOCAL because we didn't have gold, I needed to disconnect my xbox from the internet just to play with him, WHY MICRO-SOFT (ding dong)? why?

  • Ouija999 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I recommend playing online for free is the go because what’s the point on buying a $10/$30 or $70 for old membership and plus also you pay for your internet every month any where from $50 to 100 per month.

  • WashedPanic2369 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I Wish It Was Free My Xbox Live Gold Ran Out So I Have To Buy It Again Just To Play Online!

    Also Microsoft How Much Money Do You Need
    You Have ALOT Of Money
    You Get Money From Your Apps And Software

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  • SalmonSaturn117 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi, I have a proposal that is to remove the xbox live gold.
    At this time almost 100% of its catalog is needed xbox live gold and the truth this seems unfair to me because many people who have trouble paying the Xbox live and what I propose that 75% of the catalog does not need to need xbox live gold to access the multiplayer because in fact you Microsoft as a millionaire company instead of thinking about making money because they do not think about the comfort of the player, I am fed up that almost all the games that are needed xbox live gold so we as users would be we would be happy, another proposal is this one that only needs xbox live gold only to obtain exclusives and DLC
    I hope this great community supports me.
    Att: Santiago Torrado

  • synchroNeticist commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Microsoft. I have to ask: how much money do you really need? You have made so many things single use, Product keys for your programs(Word, Excel etc.), Product keys for your operating systems (which leaves dedicated users unable to restore pre-owned PCs and laptops ourselves) product keys for your games (which thankfully are shared between all users on the same Xbox, but cannot be restored if the hardware needs replacement.) and more. Making us pay almost DOUBLE for GAME CONNECTIONS TO OUR INTERNET, which we PAY FOR. This leaves most users ready to abandon ship. Unfortunately, the few willing to remain can still make this method profitable, and it will only be once the next few consoles you release fail to sell a single unit will you realize that customer trust is something to be valued above profit. This is like what EA did to battlefront, you're making people pay for something you are already making money on, and you're disabling the functionality of your product to ensure people do. Please, show us that you can value the continued support for your company and remove or greatly reduce (by at least 75%) the cost of playing online with gold, and make the games with gold a separate feature.

  • ptxPHXatx4LiFe commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    why do we have to pay when we already pay for our wifi! like, we already have the servers when we buy the xbox, so why do we have to pay to use them! ik that xbox live is cheap to most people with jobs, but come on....there are some kids/teenagers who have to buy it themselves...thats no fun!

  • ExemptedPilot6 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Microsoft dosen't need more money. They already get a share of the profit from the share of the games and they get a profit from windows/Windows 10 store purchases as well. They also get profits off of the consoles and they might get even more cash from just the simple stuff alone.

  • UrQuanPresident commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Do not make multiplayer free, but add more features for it to be more worthwhile for us. Since apps and Netflix have been open to use without Gold the use of the subscription has lowered, dramatically, to basically only Multiplayer while the price has only been increasing. Have Gold subscriber's receive x2 via the Xbox Rewards, change Gamer Tag for free every several months, something for people to get excited about Gold again.

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