Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store


 

 

Microsoft's Banana Bucks are most likely here to stay

0

Despite the fact that Sony, Nintendo, Valve, and pretty much every other digital content provider out there is using real money currency to conduct eShopping, Microsoft is still insistent on using their own proprietary Microsoft Point system.

Regarding said system a bit of confusion was had yesterday, as a number of avatar items were switched from MS points to local currency values. Since a report earlier this year alleged that Microsoft was going to phase out MS Points by the end of 2012, the move looked like a deliberate roll-out. Unfortunately Microsoft confirmed to Games Industry Biz that the move was "in error" and is "being resolved."

Last year, Nintendo moved from Wii Points and DSi Points to cold hard cash on the eShop: a move that may be replicated on the Wii U.

Real Money prices on Xbox Live 'an error' [Games Industry Biz]


You are logged out. Login | Sign up
 
 



 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts8240Posts1Blogs 36Following182Followers445

Chris (Magnalon) has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! -----------... more


 



#Industry Bull #Microsoft #Money #Xbox 360 #Xbox Live
 
 


READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.



 Login with Twitter

 Login with Dtoid

Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!

spacer