Xbox 360 Store is Shutting Down in July 2024

You'll Still be Able to Play Your Library Despite the Store Closing Down

Abdullah Waseem
Abdullah Waseem
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  • Xbox 360 Store shutting down
  • You can still play games from your library
  • Backwards compatibility also unaffected

Microsoft has announced that after almost 18 years the Xbox 360 store is shutting down. However, it won’t entirely lose support as you’ll still be able to play your purchased games and DLCs. The Xbox 360 was a generation-defining console and to date has some of the best Microsoft games ever, so this marks the end of an era.

You’ll Still be Able to Play Your Games Despite Xbox 360 Store Shutting Down

On July 29th, 2024, you will no longer be able to download any games or their DLCs from the Xbox 360 store and the marketplace. In addition, the Microsoft Movies and TV app will no longer be supported on the console as well. However, till July 2024 you can still download games and DLCs.

Xbox 360 consoles
Xbox 360 consoles

On the brighter side, you will not lose your games on your Xbox 360. Despite not being able to download more games, you’ll still have access to all of your library. Moreover, the backwards compatibility support for Xbox One and Series X|S will also be unaffected.

Your access to multiplayer will also remain and you’ll still be able to play with your friends online. And this will last as long as the publisher keeps on supporting the title’s servers. Also, you’ll still be able to save your progress to the cloud storage. You can get more information here.

What were some of your favorite titles on the Xbox 360 store? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Abdullah is an avid gamer who primarily plays single-player titles. If you can't find him anywhere, he'll probably be at his desk playing The Witcher 3 for the millionth time. When he isn't playing games, he's either reading or writing about them.
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