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We have been on the phone with Xbox 4 times today, just to be told that it's not their issues, to contact our bank and paypal. 

I am extremely disappointed in the customer service we have received tonight. It's one thing to just tell us "I'm not really sure let me look into this for you" and another to point fingers at everyone but yourself. We have contacted our bank and paypal, just to be told that our accounts are in good standing (we already knew that!), that it's an issue on Microsoft's side. 

As a blogger for the electronics community, I will be sure to mention the joke that they call customer support tonight. 

The only suggestion that they had for us was to use Amazon to purchase our code for points. Why should we have to go outside of the actual company to purchase something? 


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Last updated July 5, 2018 Views 1 Applies to:

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