Microsoft has introduced it’s going to shut down the Xbox 360 Retailer subsequent yr on July 29.
This implies Xbox will cease supporting the power 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 now not perform on Xbox 360, which implies TV and film content material will now not be viewable on the console after July 29.
Nonetheless, between from time to time, 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 capability to play Xbox 360 video games or DLC you will have already bought. All content material bought shall be accessible to play on 360, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection X/S by way of backward compatibility. You’ll be able to nonetheless play, re-download beforehand bought content material, and join with mates.
Even after July 2024, you may join with mates via multiplayer on the video games you bought, so long as the writer nonetheless helps the web servers. You’ll be able to nonetheless save video games and progress to the cloud, and if you happen to select to proceed any of these accessible video games on Xbox One or Xbox Collection 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 accessible on Home windows units operating Home windows 10 or later, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection X/S. Any content material bought from the Xbox 360 Retailer will stay in your library and be accessible to view on such units. As well as, all bought Motion pictures & TV content material eligible for Motion pictures Wherever can all the time be streamed and downloaded on the Motion pictures Wherever app or website.
The Xbox 360 launched 18 years in the past in 2005, and regardless of the shop now not being made accessible come subsequent yr, Microsoft mentioned it’s dedicated to supporting Xbox 360 gameplay for the foreseeable future.