Xbox: Microsoft Points Killed Off; Transitioning To Local Currency In Fall 2013


Microsoft is finally getting rid of Microsoft Points in favor of local currency. This has long been rumored but is finally confirmed to be happening.  The ability to purchase games, movies, apps and entertainment will all be done in local currency on the Xbox 360 starting after the Fall 2013 update and in time for the Xbox One launch.



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