Xbox Live Marketplace

Other (objects, etc.) theme

Distributed through Xbox Live Marketplace.


Alternate names: XBLM
Name variations: XBLA, Xbox Live Arcade, XBLIG, Xbox Live Indie Games

The first video game about Xbox Live Marketplace was released on October 30, 2005.

Microsoft Game Studios, Microsoft and Sega has published most of these games

* Download
Similar to WiiWare and PS Store.

All purchases on XBLM use DRM that ties the purchased games to the account and the particular console hardware, making replacement or upgrade undesirable if one has bought anything worthwhile. In few cases the license can be transferred to the new hardware but this requires some effort (no automation available).

Parent groups

Distributors, Media: Download

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X360 308
Windows 3
Xbox One 3
Xbox 2
PS3 2
Android 1
WinCE 1
iOS 1
PS Vita 1
PS4 1

By year

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A2005 - XBLM launched
B2008 - Xbox Community Games launched
C2009 - Xbox Community Games renamed to Indie Games

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