Nov 20, 2017

You need to enable JavaScript to run this app. Xbox Support. You need to enable JavaScript to run this app. Xbox One Does Require Internet Connection, Can't Play The Xbox One doesn't have to be online all the time, but it does have to be online. Not just once in a while—once a day, according to Microsoft vice president Phil Harrison. How to Connect Your Xbox One to the Internet: 7 Steps

The downvotes are likely because yes of course you would need an active internet connection to download, but of course you have already clarified that point. That aside, you don't need Xbox Live to download games or updates. Happy gaming!

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