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Zune Marketplace Changing To Xbox Music and Video
on August 18, 2013 at 07:22 PM
The Zune Marketplace will no longer offer media rentals or sales at the end of the month as part of the abandonment of Microsoft Points . This change is similar to the shutting down of Games for Windows Live . The Zune store is shutting down, but it's really more of a conversion. You will still be...
Microsoft Points Will Disappear With The Next Xbox 360 System Update
on August 10, 2013 at 03:28 PM
Microsoft is sending out e-mails to Xbox Live users to let them know that the next Xbox 360 system update will eliminate Microsoft Points. As we make this transfer from Microsoft Points to to real-world currency, not much will change, except the currency used to make purchases. Your current Microsoft...
Microsoft Announces Twitch Partnership, Eliminates Microsoft Points For Xbox One
on June 10, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Microsoft’s Marc Whitton took the stage along with community manager Ashton to show off some of the new online sharing features for the Xbox One. The system has a built-in DVR to record gameplay moments, and you can use the Upload Studio to tweak footage, add bumpers to your video, record commentary...
Report: Microsoft To End Use Of Microsoft Points On Xbox Live
on May 17, 2013 at 03:18 PM
A new report says that an upcoming dashboard update of Xbox Live will bring about a number of changes to the service - and discontinue the use of Microsoft Points as retail currency on the network. The news comes by way of the tech site The Verge . According to Verge: "Microsoft will also phase...
Xbox Live Error In Your Favor: Collect 4 Billion Microsoft Points
on November 16, 2011 at 08:39 AM
Microsoft routinely gives members of its Xbox Live Rewards program bonus Microsoft points, but not typically in this scale. One user received an amazing windfall via a technical glitch, which at least temporarily padded his wallet by about $53 million. According to Loud Mouthed Gamers , the user was...
Microsoft Launches Xbox Live Rewards Program
on December 01, 2010 at 11:39 AM
Filling up your gas tank...buying groceries...buying a sweater....pretty much everything you do now earns you some kind of "rewards" in the form of nebulous points that can be later turned in for discounts or merchandise. Not to be outdone by Sony, which recently announced its PlayStation Rewards...
Spend $30 In Microsoft Points, Get $10 Free!
on September 30, 2010 at 08:43 PM
Microsoft is known the world over for it's giving spirit (just ask rival OS companies), and now it's extending its charity to gamers during the month of October. During October, the company is staging a Game Feast promotion, which showcases a handful of downloadable XBLA games. To make things...
XBLA Block Party Games Priced And Dated
on February 22, 2010 at 05:59 PM
If you’ve enjoyed Microsoft’s last two Summers of Arcade, then you’re probably excited for their upcoming Block Party. Want to know how much the HD overhaul of Perfect Dark is going to run you and when it’s coming out? Read on. March 3: Toy Soldiers (1200 MS points) March 10:...
Final Fantasy XIII Xbox 360 Bundle On The Way
on February 11, 2010 at 05:25 PM
UPDATE: The special Final Fantasy XIII edition bundle for the Xbox 360 has been confirmed at Microsoft's X10 event, and we've got all the details. As rumored via the leaked ad below, the new 360 will launch at $399.99 on March 9, the same date as Final Fantasy XIII arrives in stores. It will...
Xbox User Suing Microsoft Over Points System
on January 26, 2010 at 01:43 PM
Just last week Microsoft’s Aaron Greenburg said that Microsoft Points were “never intended to mislead people.” Apparently one Xbox Live user doesn’t agree, and has filed a lawsuit with the company. Samuel Lassoff, a resident of Horsham, PA, claims that he received a bill from...
Interview: Xbox Live General Manager Marc Whitten
on January 04, 2010 at 07:00 AM
I recently had a chance to talk to Xbox Live general manager Marc Whitten about some of the new features and issues facing Xbox Live. This is a longer version of the interview that ran in issue 199 of Game Informer. You’ve just launched Facebook, Twitter, and Last.FM for Xbox Live. Has it been...
Microsoft Invites Select Gamers To Xbox Live Rewards Pilot Program
on November 03, 2009 at 11:01 AM
Confirming rumors that have been circulating for the last few months, Microsoft announced that it will be launching a new Xbox Live Rewards pilot program . Many Xbox Live users have already received emails inviting them to participate in the pilot program, which will award gamers Microsoft Points for...
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