Xbox LIVE is a multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service online that Microsoft Corporation made and operated. It is the only gaming service online on consoles the charges fee to users to play multiplayer gaming. It was made available first into the Xbox system in 2002. The updated version of service is available for the Xbox 360 console at the launch of the system in 2005. Its service was extended in 2007 in the Windows platform making the most aspects of the system available on computers of Microsoft. It has announced its plans of extending Live to another platform including mobile and handheld phones as part of the Live Anywhere initiative. The Xbox Live service is available as subscription-based and free service.