Entries in 'microsoft points' (8)

Microsoft Points RIP - Xbox Live update kills off digital currency

Microsoft Points RIP - Xbox Live update kills off digital currency

As of today all purchases made on Xbox Live will be conducted in real currencies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 1:28PM in News
Local currency to replace MS Points in next Xbox 360 system update

Local currency to replace MS Points in next Xbox 360 system update

The next Xbox 360 system update will dump Xbox Live’s MS Points system for local currency, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 10th 2013 at 10:05PM in News
New Xbox Live Rewards scheme will be detailed this September

New Xbox Live Rewards scheme will be detailed this September

Microsoft is revamping its Xbox Live Rewards scheme to prepare for the conversion from Microsoft Points to real money.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 11th 2013 at 11:50AM in News
Xbox Live price hike an "unintended error", beta testers to be reimbursed

Xbox Live price hike an "unintended error", beta testers to be reimbursed

Microsoft has promised that the elevated prices revealed by the new Xbox Live update are incorrect and will be adjusted when the marketplace drops points for real currency.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 11th 2013 at 9:51AM in News

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New Xbox Live update drops points, hikes up prices - report

New Xbox Live update drops points, hikes up prices - report

Xbox 360 owners that are currently beta testing the next dashboard update have reported that download games will be more expensive when the console abandons Microsoft Points.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 10th 2013 at 12:54PM in News
£30 Battlefield DLC arrives on Xbox

£30 Battlefield DLC arrives on Xbox

Electronic Arts has released The Ultimate Shortcut Bundle for Battlefield 3 – which costs a whopping 3200 Microsoft points.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 3rd 2012 at 2:46PM in News
Microsoft hunts Xbox Live scammers

Microsoft hunts Xbox Live scammers

Microsoft has taken steps to identify users who used an exploit to duplicate Xbox Live points codes and illegally download content with them.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 11th 2011 at 10:29AM in News
Microsoft loses $1.2m in XBLA scam

Microsoft loses $1.2m in XBLA scam

Xbox 360 hackers have found an exploit that has cost Microsoft $1.2 million.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 10th 2011 at 10:32AM in News