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Today is the final live day for both the Zune Marketplace and the Games For Windows Live Marketplace as Microsoft is shutting both down as part of its transition from Microsoft Points to real money.
Microsoft is sending out emails to the remaining users of Zune and the Zune Marketplace, telling them that rentals and purchases of music and video will cease on the Zune Marketplace after August 22nd
Microsoft has announced that it will officially retire its Microsoft Points system on the Xbox 360 to a system based on real local currency with the next Xbox 360 software update.
Microsoft has said that the higher prices that some gamers have seen in the Xbox 360 dashboard beta with the switch to real currency were the result of an error, and gamers will receive refunds.
The public beta for the new Xbox 360 Dashboard will convert your current balance of Microsoft Points into real world currency, although the conversion doesn't line up to the converted game prices
According to a report, Microsoft is finally gearing up to properly kill off their Microsoft Points system in favor of real currency and gift cards that can be used across many stores.
Microsoft will launch a new program in Japan later this week that's designed to give Xbox 360 players some free Microsoft Points, but only if they reach certain goals for online gameplay.
Microsoft is using its Facebook page to alert people to ignore a new scam that promises to give them "free Xbox points" in celebration of Microsoft's 38th anniversary.
UK residents who had some information exposed in an error when they voted in the Xbox Entertainment Awards are getting emails from Microsoft offering them 1600 free Microsoft Points.
Microsoft is giving people who pre-order a selection of upcoming Xbox 360 games 1600 Microsoft Points for free for each order if they buy them from the Microsoft Store website.
UK broadcaster Sky has an offer for UK residents that lets them get 800 free Microsoft Points if they try out the Now TV streaming video service free for 30 days, and more points if they pay for it.
Dollar General has announced it will start selling Microsoft points and Xbox Live Gold members at their store's registers with codes printed on a receipt, doing away with physical pre-paid cards.
Microsoft has announced plans to launch a new Karaoke app for the Xbox 360 that will allow users to sample some songs for free but charge by the hour to access the full song library.
Microsoft has announced that people who play Halo 4 online on their Xbox 360 might be able to get some free Microsoft Points, depending on how long they play the sci-fi shooter.
Microsoft has confirmed that content purchases via Windows 8 will use real world currency but it will stick with using Microsoft points when buying Xbox 360 video, some games and DLC packs.
Microsoft has said that the brief appearance of real money options to purchase Xbox Live Avatars was an "error" and does not mean the company is changing from its current Microsoft Points system.
A new article claims that even when Microsoft phases out its Microsoft Points system for downloading Xbox 360 content, it will still allow for redeemable codes to be used for DLC and other content.
The scourge of Microsoft Points - the confusing and inconsistently applied digital currency system - will soon be over, as plans are revealed to replace them with cash payments by the end of 2012.
An issue with the Xbox Live Rewards program resulted in some Xbox 360 owners receiving extra Microsoft Points in their accounts on Thursday.
Microsoft has used Microsoft Points as a way to purchase downloadable games for the Xbox 360 game console for several years. It has also used the service for purchasing movies and TV shows from the...