In order to better distinguish Xbox Live Gold members, Microsoft changed to Xbox Network to refer to Xbox underlying services

Microsoft XBox Live executive John Schappert gives his keynote address at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, February 20, 2008. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES)-GM1DXHSBVGAA

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Soon after it was determined that players could play free-to-play without being a member of Xbox Live, Microsoft announced that it would change its name to better distinguish between different services.They have turned to The Verge I confirmed that I will use Xbox Network to replace Xbox Live in the future to refer to the underlying online services of Xbox. This move is to separate the underlying services from Xbox Live Gold members as much as possible.

Follow-up is accepting Eurogamer During the interview, Microsoft said that the new name is more “descriptive” and that Xbox Live will not disappear. “Xbox Live will still exist.” Microsoft said, “In order to create a more concise and descriptive messaging system for Xbox in all aspects, we are constantly making adjustments. But these updates will not affect the experience and functionality. .”

In fact, before Microsoft announced this news, some Xbox Insiders had already discovered it in the control panel.Clues, In addition, the official has also revised most of the terms in the Microsoft service agreement. But in any case, for ordinary players, there should be no need to worry about the impact of the name change.