Xbox Live: Twitter and Facebook free for Gold, trial for Silver members

Microsofts’ Xbox 360 price cut press note said "Xbox Live Gold Membership will be required for Twitter and Facebook when they are available." A Microsoft representative clarified, "Facebook and Twitter on Xbox Live will be free to Gold members, with a free trial period also available for Silver members." Specific details on what's included in the trial […]

Microsofts’ Xbox 360 price cut press note said "Xbox Live Gold Membership will be required for Twitter and Facebook when they are available." A Microsoft representative clarified, "Facebook and Twitter on Xbox Live will be free to Gold members, with a free trial period also available for Silver members." Specific details on what's included in the trial are not currently available, but clearly Microsoft is continuing its policy to reward Gold subscribers for, well, their subscriptions, despite what must be a tempting motivation to make Twitter and Facebook free-for-all features.