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Lien
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:07 pm    Post subject: Bye bye microsoft points Reply with quote

http://news.xbox.com/2013/08/xbox-one-local-currency

Welp gang, Guess Microsoft is pulling the plug on the points systems on the next patch update this coming weeks. If you ask me, I'll miss the days when i just stared at the 100 points left, not knowing what to do with them and not being able to spend them anywhere.


And by miss it, i mean go party medieval style like it's 999.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, you didn't get the memo?
http://www.gamerevolution.com/news/microsofts-new-dashboard-beta-eliminates-microsoft-points-but-raises-prices-20305
The main reason why I liked using MSP is due to my debit card not being on the console. I like any pre-paid cards, but I'm gonna have to start trusting nowadays.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have my Paypal linked, which is just about the best solution ever.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What?!? That's a great idea.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:53 pm    Post subject: MS Point Cards Reply with quote

I think you can still keep on using any left over or existing MicroSoft Points, until June 1st 2015, when they will all officially expire.

I wonder: can people still go out and buy the old MS Points Cards and still use them on Xbox 360? Because, the old MS Cards are still available for sale in stores.

EDIT: Yes, it looks like you actually can buy and use the MS Points Cards on the Xbox Live Market Place until "further notice."
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The thing is, they're still doing it like Microsoft points, except you don't have to buy the codes anymore. I have 1100 MSP in my account, but the dollar value isn't showing up. That's almost $15 in conversion.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

UghRochester wrote:
The thing is, they're still doing it like Microsoft points, except you don't have to buy the codes anymore. I have 1100 MSP in my account, but the dollar value isn't showing up. That's almost $15 in conversion.


Really? Mine converted and it was like ~$2 something. I wonder why yours didn't.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I tried buying a game, but had no funds in my account. The game would have been 800 MSP.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah mine converted to dollars months ago
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love this change the points where so stupid
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