Do I need an Xbox LIVE subscription to use HBO GO in my Xbox 360? April 15, 2018 16:25 Updated Follow Yes, an Xbox LIVE subscription is necessary to be able to use HBO GO on the Xbox 360. Also, keep in mind that you need an active HBO GO subscription to enjoy HBO content in any device. Related articles How do I activate HBO GO in my Xbox 360? How can I create a HBO GO account? How do I register for HBO GO with my pay TV operator? I got an 2010 error message. What does this mean? Is HBO GO programming in Xbox 360 available in HD?