Xbox Live Gold
The Xbox Live Network is free for sending online messages, to download demos and more. However if ypu really want to game online, you need to get a Xbox Live membership. You can choose between a Xbox Silver membership, which is free, but has limited options, or a Xbox Gold membership. The last one is a paid membership, but has numorous possibilities and is very populair amongst online gamers. Xbox Live Gold is more then just gaming, you can also download videos from YouTube or other movies.