What is Xbox LIVE for Xbox 360?

Xbox LIVE is the online game and entertainment service for Xbox 360. Just connect your console to your broadband Internet service and join for free. You can get free game demos and instant access to HD movies (sold separately) -- with Kinect, you can control HD movies with the wave of a hand. Upgrade to an Xbox LIVE Gold Membership to play games online with friends around the world and more. Xbox LIVE is your connection to more games, entertainment, and fun. Go to www.xbox.com/live to learn more.

Connecting -- Before you can use Xbox LIVE, connect your Xbox 360 console to a high-speed Internet connection and sign up to become an Xbox LIVE member. For more information about connecting, and to determine whether Xbox LIVE is available in your region, go to www.xbox.com/live.

Family Settings -- These easy and flexible tools enable parents and caregivers to decide which games young game players can access based on the content rating. Parents can restrict access to mature-rated content. Approve who and how your family interacts with others online with the Xbox LIVE service, and set time limits on how long they can play. For more information, go to www.xbox.com/familysettings.

Xbox LIVE Leaderboards -- Check out the leaderboards to see where you rank against the rest of the world! Scores posted to leaderboards are earned in Perform It!. Scores earned in No Flashcard mode are specially tagged on the leaderboards.