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Who said gaming doesn't pay? Xbox Live Rewards members can score Microsoft Points for their time spent playing multiplayer matches. You may not want to quit your day job, however.
The program is laid out on Microsoft's Xbox Rewards site. Members earn points by accruing time in Halo 4 multiplayer. Spend 35-70+ hours and you'll get 100 Microsoft Points. If you play between 70-140 hours, you get 300 Microsoft Points. The highest tier is for players who frag their way through more than 140 hours. The prize? How does 600 Microsoft Points grab you? For players who already plan on creating a couch divot, it's a nice bonus. If you think it's a worthy time investment in and of itself, you may want to think this through. You're earning about five cents an hour at the highest tier, which you could probably make scouring for change in parking garages. Oh well.
You can also earn 200 or 100 MS Points for spending 3,000 or 1,500 points respectively on Halo content, with a cap of 800 Microsoft Points ($10).
Also, you need to fulfill the requirements before November ends. Set aside a little over six hours a day in multiplayer, and those 600 Microsoft Points can be yours!
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Too bad I won't be picking up the game until Thanksgiving. Probably wouldn't have had time to beat this challenge anyways as finals are getting close.
I doubt I'll be able to pull it off.
Not picking up the game until next week *shrug* oh well
That's pretty cool. I'm probably gonna spend a lot of time in Halo 4, anyway.
That's pretty cool. By no means drop what you are doing to get a couple hundred points, but its nice for players who are already planning on playing that much.
Best incentive ever, about time I say.
Yah... That's why that no work
I'll most likely be getting some of those microsoft points, but I doubt that I can put in a full 6 days into Halo before the end of the month. It's still cool though for those that will play that much anyway.
Nice I see so many dumbs ending up dead due to this.