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Xbox LIVE Gold gives users a birthday present

Xbox Live Gold subscribers with a Gamerscore of more than 3,000 points will gain rewards during the month of their birthday.

The new reward scheme will see players with a Gamerscore of between 3,000 and 10,000 receive a "special gift." Anyone with over 10,000 will receive the gift and a 1% rebate on Marketplace purchases every month. And anyone with over 25,000 will receive the gift as well as a 2% rebate on Marketplace purchases every month.

You can already earn points back on purchases, so this is just an added incentive to the already existing system.

Edited On 01 Oct, 2012

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shenmue4real's avatar
shenmue4real 4 years ago
Ha! I'm already well past a 'legend'.
rjc's avatar
Wish Sony would do a similar thing. Might make trophies worthwhile.
rjc 4 years ago
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Bindiana 4 years ago
Its nice to be rewarded and puts some meaning on the gamer score as well. Shopto need to get copies of Avatar so people can boost there gamerscore by 1000.
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Dead 4 years ago
Not exactly generous, I've had more from the Xbox Rewards program than that in a month.
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hopeless_savage 4 years ago
Oh what! That's pretty neat but it was my birthday 6 days ago, there goes my shot for another year :P ;)
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pugh125k 4 years ago
good idea :)
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TheFlyingToaster 4 years ago
It's pretty nice to see rewards for achievements but they were never going to be huge or anything so I think any sort of % back on purchases is generous. It's kind of ruined by people that hack gamerscore etc. MS are pretty good at resetting gs and branding people as cheats but they can't and won't be able to catch everyone and tbh something like this will probably make it a bit worse. This is why I'm guessing the GS targets are fairly low and so are the point rewards. Also this is the reason why I don't you'll ever see a similar thing for PS3 trophies, so many people hack their trophies or use other people saves to unlock them etc etc and Sony do nothing about it. If there is ever a similar rewards system It won't be for money back or anything.
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PrometheusFan 4 years ago
Special gift? Avatar hats for all then?
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Jimbo_1 4 years ago
Quite poor TBH, in the last two years alone I have had over 1800MSP rewarded to me so this look like a pittance lol
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hallben 4 years ago
Any reward is better than nothing, though that is a very very small amount.

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