An Xbox Live Gold Membership is the complete online entertainment experience that's only available on Xbox 360. Those who subscribe to this premium service can jump online and compete in huge virtual arenas against the best and brightest players out there, or just play casually against family and friends.
If large scale frag-fests aren't your thing, you might enjoy the tactical stylings of the latest Tom Clancy squad-based shooter, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2. Peek in on the latest race in Project Gotham Racing 4 using GothamTV or visit the Xbox Live Arcade to play the latest casual arcade games.
Simply put, Xbox Live Gold is the only way to play online. What are you waiting for?
* Engage in competitive online multiplayer matches using the new
* TrueSkill matchmaking system
* Tailor your matchmaking via feedback and accomplishments
* Chat with more than one person at a time
* Access video chat
* Take advantage of exclusive privileges and rewards in the Xbox Live Marketplace
* Xbox Live Gold Membership does have its privileges, and the biggest one of all is the ability to enjoy your Xbox 360 games online
* Games like Call of Duty 4, Halo 3, Burnout Paradise, and Virtua Tennis 3 let you play hectic matches against dozens of living, breathing opponents from all over the world.
cheapest around i believe. good if you need xbox live and can't afford the 12 month cards