Originally Posted by 11440
Sorry to bump an old thread, but I wanted to report that I just got a one-month trial using the method described in the OP. I tried this a couple of weeks ago, and it did not work then. I believe that the reason, as others have suspected, is that you need the new dashboard to get this offer for a one-month trial or one month for one dollar.
So, if you tried this before without success, give it another try after installing the new dashboard.
Also, this offer isn't limited to the GameSpot app. I got the offer when I tried to install the Netflix app.
All true and confirmed. New dashboard required. The old dashboard lets you download but not ue apps. The new dashboard won't even allow a download without XBL gold.