Multiplayer is restricted... wut?

#1 Posted by Hurricrane (130 posts) -

So, I've been enjoying Flight and I felt like populating the skies with other people... but when I try to use the multiplayer it says that it's restricted from this gamercard. I'm confused. I'm silver since I will not pay for fucking online play on 360, but they seriously aren't trying to push that on a goddamn flight sim... right?

MY MIND HURTS

#2 Posted by Demoskinos (15009 posts) -

@Hurricrane: If its a GFWL game...then yes... thats how that works.

#3 Posted by Hurricrane (130 posts) -

GFWL is supposed to be free. I can play DoWII and AoEO Just fine

#4 Posted by Azteck (7449 posts) -

Wait really? You have to pay for online play.. on the PC? That seems idiotic

#5 Posted by jupham (23 posts) -

@Hurricrane: Try going to the Microsoft Flight website and "purchasing" your game. That will link it to your GamerTag

#6 Posted by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -
@Demoskinos said:

@Hurricrane: If its a GFWL game...then yes... thats how that works.

It would be the first if it did. GFWL games are not supposed to require a gold subscription to offer online play. It's probably something to do with it not being activated for his gamertag like @jupham: said.
#7 Posted by white_sox (210 posts) -

@MrKlorox said:

@Demoskinos said:

@Hurricrane: If its a GFWL game...then yes... thats how that works.

It would be the first if it did. GFWL games are not supposed to require a gold subscription to offer online play. It's probably something to do with it not being activated for his gamertag like @jupham: said.

True, GFWL actually did have a gold requirement but they dropped it a long time ago...I wanna say it's been at least two years.

#8 Posted by sirdesmond (1244 posts) -

Yea, it should have to do with tying the game to your Gamertag.

#9 Posted by Ethan_Raiden (344 posts) -

it is free, the issue is that the game isn't tied to your gamertag. If you download the gfwl program on your PC, login there and download microsoft flight from there, that will fix it for you.

#10 Posted by Hurricrane (130 posts) -

Thanks folks, got it working and now Hawaii is no longer an empty sky!

#11 Posted by AndrewBeardsley (371 posts) -

ya you have to get your pilots license first....

nah I'm just trolling

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