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Kinect hand gestures can open or close these "snap points."  Initially, Microsoft announced complicated and unprecedented policies restricting used games and requiring an "online check" for Xbox One games. Xbox One was not backwards compatible with Xbox 360 games when first announced and launched, but added the feature on November 12, 2015 via a software update. In order to get these firmware updates for your Xbox, you normally would download them from Xbox Live. Like all game consoles, there are occasional updates to add new features such as social networking tools like Facebook, Twitter, etc or the ability to play different types of files.Xbox Live has two types of offerings, free and Gold Membership.