Get more Gears 3 promotional email

So I recieved this email from *** Email address is removed for privacy *** saying that they were giving me free 160 microsoft points.

The code was a bunch of pink Xs and obviously invalid.

http://view.engage.xbox.com/?j=fe9015797063037d77&m=feca167070610c7c&ls=fe20177670600174741377&l=feb81c7877610d7a&s=fe2511787c61057e771273&jb=ffce15&ju=fe5c17757c6d007d7410&uid=189347776&tid=&r=0

The email read: 

 

Get more for your games from Xbox LIVE Marketplace | View as web page

Get more from Gears of War 3. Download new multiplayer maps, new weapon skins—even gear for your avatar.

All you need to make a purchase from Xbox LIVE®(R) Marketplace is Microsoft®(R) Points. And we're giving you 160 free points to get started.* Just redeem the code below to get your points: 

XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

The Gears of War 3 Forces of Nature Map Pack adds five new multiplayer maps, four new multiplayer characters, and 250 more Gamerscore.**

Dress your avatar in Gears-themed attire. Suit up in Cog Armor, control an RC Silverback, and more.

To get your points from Xbox LIVE Marketplace on the web:
1. Sign in to your Xbox LIVE account.
2. Select Redeem Code from the My Xbox®(R) menu.
3. Enter your code.

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* Game sold separately. One-time-use code valid for named recipient of this email in the 50 United States (including Washington, D.C.), ages 18 and older. Code is nontransferable and not redeemable for cash. Code must be redeemed and Microsoft Points must be used by 11:59 P.M. Pacific Time on December 31, 2012.

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So how do I go about redeeming this code?

 

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No, this was the first thing I've ever recieved from this email. I've looked around and found many people that have received similar emails with the same problem.

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Thanks for the info Do! Can you let us know what date you received this email on? We'll look into it and see what's going on here. Thanks!

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I received the email on June 25, 2012 around 9:30pm EST.

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Thanks l2RDO! I've sent you a Forum PM with more info!

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