Xbox Live terminology

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The Xbox Live Required Terminology List provides developers and publishers with the official terminology required of their games when using Xbox Live in their mobile or PC game.

Term (U.S. English) Description Usage notes
achievement An accomplishment as defined by Xbox or a game. "Unlock" is the standard Xbox term for earning an achievement.
gamerscore A player's cumulative achievement score. "Gamerscore" can also be used in reference to the score earned for a single achievement.
gamertag A person's unique name on Xbox Live.
Xbox Live The Xbox online game and entertainment network.
Xbox Live Gold The Xbox Live paid subscription.
Xbox Live Gold membership An individual Xbox Live paid subscription.