American Living In Russia

I am an American living in Russia.  I entered Russia as my locale when I created the account; however, when I tried to add XBoxLIVE, I entered all of my US bank account information.  At zip code, the system was looking for six digits and I suspected I would have a problem.  How can I correct my locale to US?


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Last updated July 5, 2018 Views 3 Applies to:

The only way to 'correct' that would be to create a US account, as you can't currently migrate an account to the United States.

However the way the marketplace works is that it expects everything to match. Account region, physical region and payment option must all be the same or a great deal of content will end up being blocked.

So if you are going to be in Russia for a significant amount of time it would be best to stick with a Russian account and buy points from a store or a website that sells Russian points.

Gold membership is region free however, so you'll be able to buy that from anywhere. 

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