The Zune Marketplace will shut down on Xbox Live

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User Info: HeavyLight

HeavyLight
3 years ago#1
If you've got Microsoft points, they won't be usable there anymore
Starting as early as August 22nd Microsoft Points will be retired.

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/Live/Partners/Zune
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User Info: Orange_Apples

Orange_Apples
3 years ago#2
The points system is going to expire? does this mean they're going to make the jump to real currency already? If the points are going to expire, do you think retailers are going to have huge sales on the things or just ship the old cards back to MS?

Also How many people here actually used the Zune Marketplace?

Wait, where do you see anything about August 22?
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User Info: HeavyLight

HeavyLight
3 years ago#3
from this in the link

q: What’s changing with Zune Marketplace?
a: Starting as early as August 22nd Microsoft Points will be retired. As a result you will no longer be able to rent or buy TV, movie, or music content on Zune Marketplace. We encourage you to spend your points balance prior to this change.
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User Info: xJehodx

xJehodx
3 years ago#4
This makes me sad.
I dislike iPod's and the Zune was a good replacement for that.

Oh well, I guess I'll just use my phones MP3 capability now.
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User Info: Orange_Apples

Orange_Apples
3 years ago#5
odd, I did a ctrl+f for August and didn't find anything. Guess I would have seen it if I just read the first question >_>
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User Info: ElPolloDiablo87

ElPolloDiablo87
3 years ago#6
xJehodx posted...
This makes me sad.
I dislike iPod's and the Zune was a good replacement for that.

Oh well, I guess I'll just use my phones MP3 capability now.


Just buy mp3s from Amazon. I have a Zune 80 gig and I've been downloading from Amazon for years.
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User Info: Masterchief5525

Masterchief5525
3 years ago#7
The points will be turned into real money which you have a year to use and Since Zune uses Microsoft points and won't be updated for currency you will not be able to purchase stuff from it. It's as simple as that
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