Xbox 360 retailer shuttering subsequent 12 months, however your video games are secure

Kath Santarin
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Microsoft has introduced it'll shut down the Xbox 360 Retailer subsequent 12 months on July 29.

This implies Xbox will cease supporting the flexibility to buy new video games, DLC, and different leisure content material from the Xbox 360 Retailer on the console and the Xbox 360 Market.

This additionally means the Microsoft Motion pictures & TV app will not perform on Xbox 360, which suggests TV and film content material will not be viewable on the console after July 29.

Nonetheless, between every now and then, you may proceed buying video games and DLC from the shop and thru the Xbox 360 Market.

The excellent news is that this modification is not going to have an effect on your potential to play Xbox 360 video games or DLC you've already bought. All content material bought can be out there to play on 360, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X/S through backward compatibility. You may nonetheless play, re-download beforehand bought content material, and join with associates.

Even after July 2024, you may join with associates by means of multiplayer on the video games you bought, so long as the writer nonetheless helps the web servers. You may nonetheless save video games and progress to the cloud, and in the event you select to proceed any of these out there video games on Xbox One or Xbox Sequence X/S, these cloud saves will switch over.

To proceed to stream and obtain Microsoft Motion pictures & TV content material you bought on Xbox 360, the out there on Home windows gadgets operating Home windows 10 or later, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X/S. Any content material bought from the Xbox 360 Retailer will stay in your library and be out there to view on such gadgets. As well as, all bought Motion pictures & TV content material eligible for Motion pictures Anyplace can all the time be streamed and downloaded on the Motion pictures Anyplace app or website.

The Xbox 360 launched 18 years in the past in 2005, and regardless of the shop not being made out there come subsequent 12 months, Microsoft mentioned it's dedicated to supporting Xbox 360 gameplay for the foreseeable future.

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