Posts in xbox-live

Hidden Xbox APIs: Backing Up Media Captures

December 10, 2021

Recently my Xbox started yelling at me every time I started taking a new game capture, reminding me that the storage for my account is full on the Xbox Live network. When I first got it, I thought that it had something to do with the fact that I am blocking outbound telemetry requests through PiHole, and all of a sudden, my local cache filled up.

Querying The Xbox Live Game Marketplace – From Anywhere

May 18, 2011

I found out that the Xbox Live Game Marketplace content is syndicated via a web service tied to the Xbox Live CDN. The service returns enough information to build my own syndication client, which will be able to read game data about various titles that are currently available to be downloaded through the Xbox Live Marketplace. Here, I will explain some details on how exactly the queries can be built.