A number of Xbox Live users are reporting that Microsoft has topped up their accounts with 500 MS Points. Trouble is, nobody knows why.
This isn't possible.
That's exactly what I thought...until I checked and found an extra 500 MS Points in my account. Spent them quickly before Microsoft begins to miss them. Geometry Wars 2 here I come... :)
to make up for that sorry @SS ninja Gaiden mission pack they released that zonked everyones achievements and hard drive connections.
that explains alot, I thought i added them when i was complety wasted one night. cool thanks MS
argh mines are still at 1230 points :(. Did you do anything "special" the last days?
I feel like I might have gotten them too...I am not sure though.......I can not remember if my account has been sitting at 2100 or 2600.
WHAT the hell? I was on 20 points, now I have 2720? THANK YOU MS YOU BASTARDS.
WTF??? Now that's a nice gift. What about me MS :>?
lol i think ms's devs need to learn how to add and multiply xD
i never got any :(
wow ima check now,
Anything to do with people who had already purchased Undertow? Before MS made it free?
that is what i was thinking, except I bought undertow for full price and no points were added to mine...
No free points on my account. Undertow was pretty fun to play.
Damn I would check but my 360 got the RRoD, hmm maybe they give me some by accident when I get my 360 back lol.
visit xbox.com and log in
His computer probably got RROD too.
You got the points when you purchased gtaiv, then microsoft removed them for no apparent reason and are now giving them back again.
Happy Bday from MS? Getting payed for broken consoles from MS? Gratz u have 10 games take 500MS points from MS?
Its says i get 500 ms points for GTA4 pre order but i didnt get any.
None for me
None for me either
Although I did lose about 500 MS points before because of the gta iv ms points code thing expiring.. So, thanks Microsoft.
whats up with microsoft these days? they're acting fishy
i didn't get any
I think this is being done for all Live users who have been with the system since the beginning.
I went from 20 to 40... ..maybe if there was a tremendous Geometry Wars 2 price cut...
think about it. Its in the shop & you are tired of the xbox lifestyle & then you here there some leftover points! What does the xbutt do? he must spend it as soon as possible on xbox live! Its like a crack dealer giving out samples again because another crack dealer got pure powerful drugs! he will keep the strung out customers getting high on the weak stuff for a while until there's no more drugs left. Either way, m$ loses even if they are trying to prolong it. its just doesn't have any class or style for this hd generation.
and giving gold members points depending on how many months they have paid left. Thats waht I want them to do. But I highly doubt they are doing that. It would be smart.
that would be nice but lets face it microsoft practically holds out a sign with the words free in a circle with a line through it lol
Hahahahha i recovered my Live account twice to make sure it was right! i got an extra 500! :D well chuffed! spent it though on marble blaster! (god what a game! :D) i was afraid mircosoft made a mistake and therefore taken it away from me! hope this is a monthly thing! :D that would be well sweet!
Just checked and I still have only 50 ms points. :-( I'm not one of the chosen ones apparently.
My bro got 500 but i didnt :(
You bought a theme for the dashboard you get your Points back since their replacing the blades
Thats what I thought but I checked my points and I still only have 10. I have bought alot of themes and avatars. =/
I've bought themes and I haven't received any points so it can't be that.
I highly doubt it because themes are still usable in the Fall update.
And they didn't give me anything back
M$ loves us. oh, wait. they probably realized they f*cked up somewhere with their nickel and dime scheme, and so thought they'd just give back some points before anyone noticed, and without making the reason known.
There will be enough complaints that everyone will get 500 points. It's only fair.
aww none for me :(
Old Greg loves free points. MS has a million reasons why these things happen, so there is no point in speculating an EXACT cause. Just enjoy the points, kiddos.
do you love me, or you playin' your love games with me? old Greg is funny
When did Old Greg get on the forums? That's amazing!
Awesome I got mine yesterday I didnt know why, but I spent on Foo Fighters pack for GH3 XD
yeah i just checked again and it turns out i didnt get shyte. no fun, i wanted to get the full version of UMK3...
I didn't get 500pts, gay
i didnt get any either most likely cuz i dont have one, asshole
Maybe I should start kissing MS's ass.
Nothing for me either :(
good ole microsoft they give out some free points and take some from people that bought them :) i didn't get any though :/ wanted to get the legendary map pack for halo 3 :/
Its Official. I now declare war on any Ps3 news!!! You fanboy extremists have just made yourselves a relentless enemy who will troll all goddamn Final Fantasy news until my bubbles have burst! One day you fools will ask why I am on Ps3 news commenting about Xbox and I will tell you, "you have brought this upon yourselves" (or something else cool like that...hmm...i cant really think of any cool quotes).
I should probably spend them then log off again....also did i miss any updates of live from june-august?
i have 500 more points. Dunno why though ive never paid for a theme and i didnt buy undertow before it was free. Im not complaining though, i just need to find a list of 400pts arcade games. I already have streets of rage
I was pretty shocked, because rather than 500 points I found that my account had been credited with 2,000 points! I bought SOULCALIBUR straight away!
Oh I didn't get any more MS points. =(
I've just checked i have 500 points too, got a message through that says "Dear Xbox LIVE customer, we deposited 500 points to your account, at no charge, in relation to the GTA IV 500pts pre-sell promotion. We apologize for any inconvenience you might have experienced. Thanks for your continued support of the LIVE experience!" I didnt pre-order my game i just got it from Gamesatation on release day in the UK. they gave we the pre-order promotion of 500 points though but the other week they expired. I assumed enough people complained so there givin them back
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