What is XBL short for?

Xbox Live

Xbox (XB) players use XBL to refer to Xbox Live - the console's online gaming service. XBL allows players to play multiplayer games online and download games over the Internet.

In 2021, Microsoft rebranded XBL to the Xbox network. However, the Xbox Live Gold subscription service, which provides access to premium online gaming features and free digital game downloads, is still named XBL Gold.


XBL is laggy today, I wonder what's up
A gamer having trouble connecting to XBL
A gamer having trouble connecting to XBL

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Updated April 20, 2022

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