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XBL Subscriptions & Microsoft Points - Cheapest Prices.

Discussion in 'Xbox Live Forum' started by RottenFox, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. AudioSlim

    AudioSlim Member

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    Also remeber to turn your gold sub back to silver when prompted (or the free version , however they word it). You'll only get the decent offers on 'spotlight' when you do.

    You can stop auto-renewal at virtually any time online from memory (its a little hard to find, but its their). You cant remove your credit card from their system (unless you ring them up), but as long as auto-renew is off then your all good to go


    Phone MS up and tell them your looking to see if they have any deals, you;ld much prefer to deal direct with MS but can get live cheaper than 39.99 from everywhere blah blah..
    Especially worthwhile if you a decent gamer with decent gamerscore/played lots of games. They will probably quiz you about MS made games, Halo , Forza etc. They like it when you tell them you play MS games!.

    Slim
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    Just had a quick look into my account. It states that it needs renewing at the end of this month, auto renewal is enabled, and my account is a Gold £1 per month (that was the offer that I took up on signing up)

    How much will I get billed at the end of the month?

    If I ring up and query this, whats the best that I can get out of them other than the 12 months for £24
  3. AudioSlim

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    5.99 I think, stop it quick!.

    Yeah phone them up , you should get the 12 months for 24 quid if your lucky. That seems to be what theyre offering to 'upgrade', as you would be.
    Dont let it run out first though. I think you need an active gold sub in play for them to offer the deals. Could be wrong, but I had to get the 2 months for 2 quid first.

    Slim
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    I'll phone tonight and report back what I get... If I buy one for my 12 year old son will he be able to play the 15+ games on his account? if not how easy to change his dob?
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    Looking for something cheaper than play.com at 30.99
  6. majnu

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    Just ring Microsoft and you should be able to get 12 months for £23.99 :smashin:
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    Just stumbled upon this thread as my subscription ran out today. Gave them a call and said it was only for people renewing before their subscription ended and who had been with them for a few years. So I said it was unfair that it had cancelled whilst on holiday so I could not get the deal. So they gave it me anyway! 24.99 for 12 months, just made me sign up for one month then charged me £18 for the other 11. So thank you Majnu for the tip off.
    Should say that they asked where I heard about the deal, told them I couldn't remember as they were really fishing for info and don't think they were happy I'd found out about it!
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    He can play whatever he wants IF parental controls are off (or you can set the ratings allowed to play).

    Online is a different matter so be careful. EA dont let you play online unless your 13. They get this DOB from somewhere deep inside MS's servers , some how or other.
    I managed to get half around it by changing the windows live account linked to the xbox live account, but it doesnt work with all EA games.

    Best bet is to put dob as at least 13 years old.

    Slim
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    Any update on the best sites to use?
  10. RenaultSport

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    Are the ms offers still on?
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    My live is up in a week, any decent deals at the mo?
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    Hi all
    I got an email about this today and thought I'd spread the word!as above 1200 for £8.99 with free delivery! just ordered some myself :D

    http://www.play.com/Games/Xbox360/4-/18126980/Xbox-Live-1200-Points-Card-Call-Of-Duty-Black-Ops-Design/Product.html?searchstring=HPGEODDSALE2011&searchtype=allproducts&searchsource=2&searchfilters=s{HPGEODDSALE2011}%2b&cpage=2&urlrefer=search

    One day deal apparently so get in there quick!

    Cheers
    Paul
  13. thesilverfox

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    Show up as £9.99 at that given link.

    (but then that was yesterday ... fail!)
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    It was a one day only deal of £8.99
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    Yep, noticed that when I edited my post :)
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    hi guys anyone got any good deals on xbox live gold atm??

    i got an email today with the month warning :/ lol
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    £29.99 @ Sainsburys.
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    I let my gold lapse to silver and they are now offering me £2 a month for 3 months on the dashboard advert, not taken them up yet as i have no multiplayer games to play at present!
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    is that in store?
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    The Sainsburys deal is instore only I believe, although reckon it's going to be hit and miss as to whether your local has any in stock (at least that was the case when I was looking the other week in Leeds). As mentioned previously in this thread, I'd ring MS if your account is still active (gold) to see whether they can do the 12 months at £23.99 for you. I ended up going to cheapxboxlivecodes.com at £31.99 as the next cheapest option available at the time.
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    Argos were donig 800 points for £4.99 yest when i went in.

    no showing up on the website though.

    Edit: turns out it was only when you bought a game at the same time.
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    It's always cheaper to get it from ringing MS up and explaining you wish to cancel. They should give you an offer then depending on how long you have been on XBL. Prices range anywhere from £24-30 for 12 months. You can always haggle and say that the PC is free though ;)
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    I read somewhere recently that ringing MS to remove your credit card details from your XBL account will prompt them to offer you a year's sub at circa £24.
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    Cheers guys. Managed to get it for £26 :thumbsup:.
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    Might be nice to let peeps know how..... :smashin
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    Just phoned them up and explained I wanted to cancel the auto-renew (Even though I had cancelled it on their website)... he said it was active and he would give me 33% off. Easy as that lol :thumbsup:.
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    My gold just ran out, I went on silver there is an option to get 2 months for £2 so I renewed with that, rang up to cancel auto renewal and got offered a deal 33% off so £26, took up the offer so I have 14 months for £28:clap:
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    Just tried calling Xbox Support to say I want my card removed in the hope they would offer me something and got nothing! :(

    Can't see any offers on the dashboard either. Anywhere selling for under £30? My main option at the moment is ShopTo for £29.99. I also need to renew my brothers Xbox Live.

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