Microsoft scraps Points in Windows 8, opts for cash

Microsoft scraps Points in Windows 8, opts for cash

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New Microsoft is reportedly replacing its virtual currency with real-world currency, users of the latest Windows 8 beta claim. The Microsoft Points system, used on Xbox Live for purchasing downloadable content, is apparently absent from the Windows App version of the Xbox Video store, according to The Verge.......
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