Microsoft Points

Be careful where you buy them.  I live near the border with the US and found out the hard way that you can only use points purchased in the country your account is setup in.  4000 points down the drain since no company would take back an opened package.  I guarantee Microsoft won't see any future purchases on my account or my sons.

 

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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 4 Applies to:

Unfortunately, Microsoft Points are region locked. However, I'm sure you could find a way to salvage some of your money back.

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[quote user="PeacefulGremlin"]

Be careful where you buy them.  I live near the border with the US and found out the hard way that you can only use points purchased in the country your account is setup in.  4000 points down the drain since no company would take back an opened package.  I guarantee Microsoft won't see any future purchases on my account or my sons.

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Points are region locked due to the cost difference between regions.  As a consumer, it's always best to research before spending to make sure you're not ripping yourself off.

If the codes on the Microsoft Point cards are unused, you can privately sell them to recuperate some of your losses.

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Sell it on ebay?

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