Gamertags can be changed using an Xbox One or Xbox 360 console (first time is free, then for a price of £8 / ), the Xbox 360 supports eight Xbox Live-enabled profiles per memory unit and thirty-two profiles on the hard drive.
On November 15, 2007, Microsoft celebrated Xbox Live's 5th anniversary by offering its then over 8 million subscribers the title Carcassonne free of charge and awarding gamers who had subscribed to Live since its inception 500 free Microsoft Points.
Due to intermittent service interruptions during late December 2007 and early January 2008, Microsoft promised to offer a free Xbox Live Arcade game to all Xbox Live users as compensation, in an open letter to all Xbox Live members from Mark Whitten, Xbox LIVE General Manager.
The packaging for playable Xbox Live titles on the original Xbox console featured the trademark gold bar underneath the Xbox header.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell and Brute Force sported a Live "bubble" design, as they only featured downloadable content.
It was changed later, wherein all Xbox Live titles included the universal gold Live bar.