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Are Microsoft points region locked?

#1refmonPosted 10/15/2012 8:11:02 PM
If I bought one from America would it work in Canada?
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#2656stoogePosted 10/15/2012 8:12:16 PM
They're region locked. You could just make an account from that region though.
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#3Super CreaturesPosted 10/15/2012 8:14:05 PM
Yes, store bought codes are region locked, meaning you cannot buy a US code and redeem it with a Canadian account, however, you could redeem it with a US account in Canada.

Some promotional codes, such as the ones from Bing Rewards, are not region-locked.
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#4refmon(Topic Creator)Posted 10/16/2012 1:38:24 PM(edited)
Is there anyway I would be able to transfer something from an american account? like dlc. Also would this be legit?

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/4000-MICROSOFT-POINTS-CARD-AU-USA-EU-Xbox-Live-360-Worldwide-/251168997981?pt=AU_Video_Game_Accessories&hash=item3a7ad6c25d#ht_500wt_1180
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#5Super CreaturesPosted 10/16/2012 1:53:16 PM
All downloaded content is tied to the console it was originally downloaded to, as well as the account that purchased it.

As long as you use the same console you originally download it to, any account on that console can use the content, online or offline, on any other console, the purchasing account must be signed in (such as on a second controller), but any account on the console can still use the content as long as the purchasing account remains signed in.

But no, you cannot transfer content from one account to another.
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#6refmon(Topic Creator)Posted 10/16/2012 3:55:44 PM
thanks that cleared it up, just final bump on the ebay thing before work
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