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Microsoft investigating competitive pricing of digital content
5 years ago

Microsoft investigating competitive pricing of digital content

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Larry Hyrb, Xbox Live’s “Major Nelson,” commented on Reddit recently in regards to Microsoft’s plans to look into more competitive pricing for digital content on its Xbox platforms. He …
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Xbox Live Marketplace rebranded to Xbox Games Store
6 years ago

Xbox Live Marketplace rebranded to Xbox Games Store

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In accordance with its “games are games are games” philosophy described at the Xbox One Reveal, Microsoft has rebranded the Xbox Live Marketplace as the Xbox Games Store.


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Microsoft Points phase out has begun

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For many Xbox 360 owners who fired up their trusty consoles yesterday, there was an update waiting for them. Microsoft, to the applause of many, has done away with Microsoft …
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Microsoft Points being phased out in favor of local currency
6 years ago

Microsoft Points being phased out in favor of local currency

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Microsoft has announced that the current system of Microsoft Points will be transitioning to local currency sometime in “late 2013.” It’s not a stretch to imagine that this switch …
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NinjaBee bundle delivers package of quirky games

Publisher NinjaBee games released a bundle of games that won’t sting your wallet. 1600 Microsoft points will get you a bundle of games released by the Utah-based indie studio on …
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Rumor: Microsoft to ditch Points for real currency gift cards
6 years ago

Rumor: Microsoft to ditch Points for real currency gift cards

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The long-rumored death of Microsoft Points is just around the corner, according to The Verge’s sources. Recently, Microsoft has been slowly transitioning away from points across its various stores. …
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Newsbits: October 22 – Microsoft giveth and taketh away
7 years ago

Newsbits: October 22 – Microsoft giveth and taketh away

  • Microsoft continues to reward their customers for their loyalty. A few weeks ago Microsoft announced that they will be offering discounts for their gamer score.  This time around, …
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Amazon Instant Video comes to Xbox 360
7 years ago

Amazon Instant Video comes to Xbox 360

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Ever look at the collection of video streaming apps available on Xbox Live and think to yourself, “You know? This could use more apps.” If so, you’re in luck – Amazon Instant Video is now available on the Xbox 360.
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Rumor: Microsoft Points to be phased out by end of year
7 years ago

Rumor: Microsoft Points to be phased out by end of year

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Sources are reporting to Inside Mobile Apps that Microsoft will be discontinuing use of its Microsoft Points currency system used by Xbox Live, Zune marketplace, and the Windows phone. A source with knowledge of the company’s decisions are saying that all mobile developers with publishing agreements are being told to plan for the conversion.

This will impact all three platforms where the point system is used although one of the biggest adjustments will be to the Xbox marketplace where some games and extras are denoted in only Microsoft Points. The Zune marketplace and the Windows phone denote purchases in both the point system and regional currency.

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Microsoft removing gun-like avatar items starting January 1st
8 years ago

Microsoft removing gun-like avatar items starting January 1st

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Epic has taken to their forums to clue the world in on a new policy coming soon to the Xbox Live Marketplace. Starting on January 1, 2012, gun-like avatar …
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