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12-12-2007, 11:23 AM
What is this??
do you have to pay to go online multiplay with games for windows games? such as universe at war cos im gettin that.

The Witch King of Angmar
12-12-2007, 06:23 PM
No you don't have to pay for anything.

12-13-2007, 10:14 AM
kk but do i have to pay if i wanna play with xbox people

The Witch King of Angmar
12-13-2007, 12:52 PM
I don't think so.

12-13-2007, 03:02 PM
You don't have to pay to play vs. other computer players, but to play against those on an Xbox you do have to have the Gold membership (50$ a year)

12-13-2007, 03:12 PM
k safe. oh and when da universe at war play & win comes to europe if it does.
if you need to have da windows live then coudl i jsut do the free month and try and win the stuff with the trial

12-14-2007, 05:10 AM
There's just one thing to do with the windows live, throw it in the trash bin!

12-17-2007, 09:00 AM
Nahh dont say that... but if you want you can pay the money for some extra's...and yes you do have to pay to play with xbox people... like me the consol RTS fanatic

02-06-2010, 06:41 AM
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