Can I Gift MSP?

#1 Posted by ch3burashka (5088 posts) -

After a grueling few hours of troubleshooting and customer support, I was unable to resolve my issues with Zune marketplace (which is a piece of shit, btw, but that's for another time). For whatever reason, there are "media rights usage errors", conveniently without any code or attributions, that will not let me download/purchase anything. The only positive out of this was that they credited my account 2000MSP for my troubles. I went to spend it on a rental and, oh right, I can't due to the rights usage bullshit.

Basically I'm sitting on points I can't do jack shit with. Also, I don't have an Xbox.

Money's money, and I might as well put it to good use. My friend's brother would appreciate the 25 bucks or so 2000MSP is.

Is there any way to transfer points or gift games? I did some research, and it seems the only retailer to do so, Amazon, stopped selling codes, and only sells points cards. And I perpetually fucked, or is there a way out of this?

#2 Posted by SuperWristBands (2266 posts) -

No, I'm almost positive you can't give those away.

You could try to see if something on the GWFL store interests you. Without an xbox I can't think of much else to do with those points.

#3 Posted by ChinaDontCare (111 posts) -

No

#4 Posted by HeyImPhoenix (169 posts) -

When you think about it, it's a bit stupid that you can't!

#5 Posted by Breadfan (6590 posts) -

@HeyImPhoenix said:

When you think about it, it's a bit stupid that you can't!

That's what I've always thought, but I guess it's for the best. At least if your Xbox Live account gets hacked, some dude can't send himself your own points.

#6 Posted by Turtlebird95 (2416 posts) -
@Breadfan said:

@HeyImPhoenix said:

When you think about it, it's a bit stupid that you can't!

That's what I've always thought, but I guess it's for the best. At least if your Xbox Live account gets hacked, some dude can't send himself your own points.

I always wanted the 360 to have a gifting option like the Wii.
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#7 Posted by pweidman (2340 posts) -

Nope, but it's an oversight by MS that you can't gift points or games for that matter .

Maybe w/the new consoles someone will think of adding this feature.

With the whole philosphy of 'play together' being pushed I have no idea why the genius peeps running XBL haven't implemented this no-brainer feature.

#8 Posted by HeyImPhoenix (169 posts) -

@breadfan Yeah you're right but it would be a good way to trace who hacked you :) but then they would probably send points to random people to try and get in trouble too :)

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