Over the weekend, reports surfaced that references to the longstanding Xbox Live were changed to “Xbox network” across beta versions of the Xbox Dashboard. Now, Microsoft has confirmed that the name change is officially happening.
You can see the full statement provided to Game Informer by a Microsoft spokesperson below:
“‘Xbox network refers to the underlying Xbox online service, which was updated in the Microsoft Services Agreement. The update from ‘Xbox Live’ to ‘Xbox network’ is intended to distinguish the underlying service from Xbox Live Gold memberships.”
As of now, no additional changes are announced for the service, but it is interesting to see the oft-used…