Xbox Live will force you to download all updates for the game before you can play online. Update on June 19, 2013: As a result of feedback from the Xbox community, we have changed certain policies for Xbox One reflected in this blog. The game will install itself over the next hour. To move the licenses as well, use the License Transfer tool on a 360 or the home Xbox option on an Xbox One. It should also be noted that this is in no way subversive; this is an xbox feature. It can still be their Home xbox too, its a per-profile setting.
Fast internet is a must for using Xbox Live to transfer your content. You should use this option as your primary choice when troubleshooting. I literally did this around 12:30 last night. If you need to do a license transfer before the 4 months, you would need to try contacting support. As we move into this new generation of games and entertainment, from time to time, Microsoft may change its policies, terms, products and services to reflect modifications and improvements to our services, feedback from customers and our business partners or changes in our business priorities and business models or for other reasons. When you log into the xbox at your house, even though it's not technically your Home xbox anymore, your games are still available.
Note You must use the profile that purchased the content to sign in to Xbox Live. However, only the account that purchased the game can play it. You can install and play the game on other consoles. Is there anyway this can be reset or fixed? Kevin Murnane covers science, technology and video games for Forbes. It should also insure that 4K content that developers add at a later date is downloaded as soon as it becomes available. Once you perform the transfer there is no way to reset the time. Note You must re-create some items in the second profile.
Insert that disc into the new Xbox One. Like you say, as soon as i get a new xbox if I decide to then that will be my account, with access to all bought digital content. However, transfer times vary depending on the game's file size. Basically, every game you purchase digitally has two licenses: one that is tied to your account, and the other that is tied to whatever console is set as your Home Xbox. If moving all items, choose Select all. This can also be disabled at any time. You can find me at The Info Monkey on Facebook, TheInfoMonkey on Twitter and contact me at murnane.
For example, you download a game from the Xbox Live Games Store to the hard drive on one console. This content is protected by media usage rights that allow specific uses of that content. Transfer using an external drive. No action has been taken at this point. Highlight Network transfer and check Allow network transfer. We are excited about this new generation of games and entertainment and look forward to sharing more news with our fans. No waiting for interminable downloads of games or 4K asset packs.
Once complete, your drive can be unplugged from the Xbox One console. If you have an external hard drive and you follow these instructions, all you have to do is plug the drive into the One X and download the system settings before you start playing in 4K. For example, you can't transfer Xbox Live Games Store content to a different profile. The author is a Forbes contributor. If you do a license transfer to your dad's xbox then you can play it on or offline but then you will only be able to play it on your console connected to live and signed into your profile. This license applies to the console to which you first downloaded the content.
Transfer Digital Games with Your Microsoft Account You can skip the hard drive and transfer Xbox One games with your Microsoft Account. With these steps, you should be set to move over to a new Xbox One console. Once automatically detected, follow the on-screen prompts, permitting the drive to be formatted. You can access your games using either license. Discs will continue to be a great way to install your games quickly. For future reference, it's best to create your own thread instead of bumping an old one.
You can play all games right off the external hard drive. This license applies to the gamertag that purchases the content. Load that Xbox Account on your new console and your games appear. You only need a few things to transfer Xbox One games and game saves. For access to the file and the instructions, see This option will delete your games and apps as well, so if possible, you should use the steps below. For example, if a friend comes over and logs in with their profile, they can join you even if theyve never bought the game.
If you purchased a new console or had your console repaired, use the license transfer option on your new console. On both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, your digital purchases are tied to your Xbox Live account. After you purchase and download an Xbox Live game, anyone in your household may use it. Plug the external drive into the One X before you power it on. If you're just visiting a friend, download your profile and play while connected to the Internet instead.
Xbox One uses a similar licensing system as the Xbox 360 where every game gets both an account license and a console license, but it's been simplified for Xbox One with Home Gold. To back out of this screen, simply select the Cancel button. When you attach the hard drive to the second console and sign in to Xbox Live, you can play the game without any restrictions. Essentially, they trade console licenses so that they can play each others games. Highlight your internal drive and tap Transfer.