Microsoft revealed details of its new Xbox Live Rewards program, which lets users collect credits for various accomplishments that are then converted into local currency for their Microsoft account.
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To go along with the removal of Microsoft Points through Xbox Live, Microsoft has announced it will make changes to the Xbox Live Rewards program to offer new rewards and remove MS Points rewards.
Microsoft has announced Xbox 360 gamers that purchase and play any Xbox Live Arcade games from April 1-30 can earn rewards such as free Microsoft points, free Xbox Live Gold service and more.
Microsoft is offering Xbox 360 players special rewards based on their Xbox Live Gamerscore, including rebates off their Marketplace purchases and special birthday gifts.
An issue with the Xbox Live Rewards program resulted in some Xbox 360 owners receiving extra Microsoft Points in their accounts on Thursday.