- 09-05-2013, 09:26 PM #5
How to blow $40 in the Store...Hmmm....now that my MS points converted on the xbox, can I use it on my xbox ?
- 09-06-2013, 10:28 AM #7
Does anyone know how to check this? I got mine on release day, but I paid full price for mine. I thought there was a stipulation that you couldn't pay full price? (I paid full price to keep my unlimited data plan.)
- 09-06-2013, 10:29 AM #8
- 09-06-2013, 08:52 PM #13
I bought one app that was 29.99. MRLevel3. Most people won't get any use out of it, but I used to be something of a weather geek, and a storm spotter, so it could be useful to me. If I ever join another storm spotting agency, it'd get use, and I probably wouldn't have bought it without the credits, unless I did actually join a weather spotting group. To me, the whole object of spending the "money" on apps was to support developers.
- 09-08-2013, 04:56 PM #15
Can anyone confirm 100% that they will take the expiring money first when used on the xbox ? If that is the case, I will use my $40 and just buy the season pass for GTA 5...(I was not going to get it) that comes out in a week and 1/2
- 09-14-2013, 03:08 PM #16
- 09-15-2013, 01:40 PM #17
Interesting... I logged into my Microsoft account where it shows my credit and it says "Your Microsoft account has $0.00 USD expiring within 30 days, details listed below."
Then I see my credit (I have $40.72 from my 928 credit)...
Account Balance Expiration $40.72 USD none
So, it's saying that this credit does not expire... Interesting...I have to get on a chat with Microsoft support to find out the deal on this...
I also thought that you could use these credits for Windows 8 marketplace but, Not sure how...
On the xbox, it shows my Microsoft credits (that I had on my 360) AND my Windows Phone credit all in one... so I am assuming that I could use it for the 360..
- 09-15-2013, 06:24 PM #18
- 09-16-2013, 08:58 AM #19
With the xbox one coming out and COD ghosts (season pass no question), I will spend some money in the Xbox marketplace but, I dont want to lose the points if they expire..
- 09-16-2013, 10:20 AM #20
yea you cant use it on Windows 8, or even on Xbox.com. I'm assuming that is becuase they havent updated their website yet. Maybe if you are running windows 8.1 i will work on there... I haven't installed the preview so IDK. Part of me wants to let it go and see and if i lose it contact support then with my screen shot and be like WTF gimme my $30 back :P
- 09-16-2013, 12:27 PM #21
I have Windows 8.1 preview on my tablet (just Windows 8 on my desktop), I found no way on both of them to be able to use the Microsoft credit :(
Microsoft said that the cash on your accounts will be able to use on all devices...hmmm
- 09-16-2013, 08:52 PM #22
Are we sure the $25 free app credit expires? I never actually saw that written anywhere officially by Microsoft. Does someone have a link? Because today I logged into my account at commerce.microsoft.com and saw the remaining balance of my $25 free app credit there and the expiration date explicitly states "none".
- 09-16-2013, 11:28 PM #25
Also, several people have said you can use the money to buy Xbox 360 or Windows 8/RT apps, but I haven't seen it show up as a method of payment in those stores. How have you done this?
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