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Microsoft Store Now Lets You Gift Digital Games

/ Nov 14th, 2017 No Comments

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Microsoft has finally rolled out a fan-requested feature that allows players to gift digital games and subscriptions to other gamers directly from their Xbox One console or computer via the Microsoft Store.

Gift givers are now able to purchase games, downloadable content and subscriptions and instantly make them available for another person by selecting the new “Buy as gift” button within the Microsoft Store and typing in the recipient’s email address. The recipient will receive an email with a digital code valid for a game, DLC or subscription of the gifter’s choice.

A tweet published by Microsoft’s Larry Hyrb (aka Major Nelson) shows exactly how the process works.

The tweet indicates that only “select Xbox One games and downloadable content” can be gifted at this time. There is no word on what games are excluded from gifting. Additionally, gifts can currently only be purchased and redeemed by users in the same country or region. The video posted by Major Nelson also seems to indicate that gifting is currently only available in the U.S.

Regardless, this long-awaited feature — which platforms such as Steam have had for some time — is a nice update just in time for the holidays.

 

Ryan Bloom

Ryan Bloom

Chief Editor at Gaming Illustrated
Ryan Bloom is a writer and avid gamer from Orange County. He received a B.A. in Communications with a minor in American Studies from California State University, Fullerton in 2010. Follow him on Twitter @BloomsTweets.
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