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Amazon: Purchase 3 Months XBL ($20), Get 800 MSP Free


#1 poker360   The AWD Guy CAGiversary!   1851 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:22 AM

http://www.amazon.co...07866880&sr=1-1

Since Amazon's price is not the cheapest, the bonus offer doesn't show up. You have to select to purchase it from Amazon in the list of sellers


Buy a 3-Month Gold Card, Get 800 Xbox LIVE Points Free
Purchase an Xbox 360 Live 3-Month Gold Card or downloadable code and receive 800 free Xbox LIVE points. The code for the points will be emailed to you once your order ships or you complete your download. Offer valid when shipped and sold by Amazon.com. Limit one per household. Amazon reserves the right to change or terminate this promotion at any time.

Amazon has a deal where if you buy 3 months of xbox live gold, you get 800 free microsoft points.


Should work on the physical card as well as the digital code.

Edited by poker360, 12 June 2011 - 08:44 AM.

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#2 killer9   Redacted CAGiversary!   6123 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:32 AM

Where does it say 800 msp free i see no where on that page ?

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#3 poker360   The AWD Guy CAGiversary!   1851 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:37 AM

Where does it say 800 msp free i see no where on that page ?


Uhm, right below where it says "In Stock"

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#4 UberSwiss   Cheap Suits? CAGiversary!   685 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:38 AM

Uhm, right below where it says "In Stock"


I'd be all for this deal....but um I don't see it either
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#5 thisboywillbreak   it's never been easy CAGiversary!   1135 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:38 AM

Where does it say 800 msp free i see no where on that page ?


Right next to where it says "Bonus Offer." :P
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#6 vashtheowner   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   527 Posts   Joined 4.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:42 AM

I don't see that anywhere either >< even below where it says "In Stock".

#7 poker360   The AWD Guy CAGiversary!   1851 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:42 AM

I'd be all for this deal....but um I don't see it either


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#8 UberSwiss   Cheap Suits? CAGiversary!   685 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:43 AM

Yea, I just figured it out. Since Amazon's price is not the cheapest, the bonus offer doesn't show up. You have to select to purchase it from Amazon in the list of sellers
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#9 killer9   Redacted CAGiversary!   6123 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:43 AM

I see none of this

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#10 poker360   The AWD Guy CAGiversary!   1851 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:44 AM

Yea, I just figured it out. Since Amazon's price is not the cheapest, the bonus offer doesn't show up. You have to select to purchase it from Amazon in the list of sellers


thanks, added that to the op

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#11 super_dawn   i ♥ DQ CAGiversary!   1195 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:44 AM

You have to log in to see the bonus code.... I wasn't logged in at first (wasn't there!) but as soon as I logged in and reloaded the bonus appeared. :)

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#12 killer9   Redacted CAGiversary!   6123 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:46 AM

ok i see it now crazy

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#13 genfuyung   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3055 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:52 AM

So basically ten bucks for 800 points and then 10 bucks for 3 months of live. 12 months is 40 regularly on Amazon. So, not much of a deal? Idk, its 5am.


#14 masterphu   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   5 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 12:24 PM

It would be the same as paying $40 for a 12-month card and paying full price on the points. Thanks OP but the math doesn't work out.

#15 grumpier   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   289 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 12:31 PM

It would be the same as paying $40 for a 12-month card and paying full price on the points. Thanks OP but the math doesn't work out.


Of course it does!

The end numbers are not just what you wanted them to be =)

#16 kklems   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1664 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 01:58 PM

I see the deal on the 3 month physical card page. I also see where it mentions that the DD code works but when I select the DD code the bonus offer is gone. I think I will wait and see if the page gets updated. EDITED PLEASE READ UPDATE

If you trust them..Amazon chat cs reports that the deal is NOT valid with the downloadable code despite what the promo says on the physical card page. (and note the promo is not present on the digital download page) If you buy take a screenshot but I am sure those that have bought it will be taken care of by Amazon's CS down the road.

Edited by kklems, 12 June 2011 - 02:25 PM.


#17 hustletron   the struggle CAGiversary!   2037 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 04:58 PM

Well I picked up a downloadable code, no points were emailed and I already redeemed the code for the 3 months.

Gonna contact CSR because it does say one or the other.

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#18 K_G   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1027 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 05:01 PM

It would be the same as paying $40 for a 12-month card and paying full price on the points. Thanks OP but the math doesn't work out.


Your math assumes that everyone wants a 12 month card....not everyone one does (ie, parents buying it for the kids for the summer, people buying it for friends to try out xbox live with them, people who care about online for one game and who will probably had their fill after 3 months. If you are in the market for a 3 month card, it is a decent deal.

#19 hustletron   the struggle CAGiversary!   2037 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 05:08 PM

Well I didn't receive an email, I had to contact a CSR and she said that the Online downloadable content team or some bullshit would have to assist me with this and she sent them an email for me.

Your "should work" is turning into a confirmed, NOT working and may require people who purchase the online code to contact CS.

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#20 XF Gator   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   625 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 07:24 PM

Well I picked up a downloadable code, no points were emailed and I already redeemed the code for the 3 months.

Gonna contact CSR because it does say one or the other.


That sucks. Thanks for trying it out so we could see what happens. :lol:

#21 hustletron   the struggle CAGiversary!   2037 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 08:59 PM

Well this is turning into a bigger pain in the ass than I anticipated. The game download specialist got back to me with this:

Hello Colin,

I'm really sorry that you have not received your code for "Xbox 360 Live Subscription Gold Card." I have reviewed your account and have verified that your order is complete and your code is available for viewing in your Games and Software library. I have provided information below on how to access your code for your convenience.

The code will be stored in Your Games and Software Library at the following link:

www.amazon.com/YourGames



I got my fucking XBL code, I DIDNT get my 800 MSP that I was supposed to get with my XBL sub. WTF!!!!!!!!!! I never said anything about not getting my subscription code, I said my Microsoft points code, it even says it in the original email. WTF!!!!!!!

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#22 hustletron   the struggle CAGiversary!   2037 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 June 2011 - 11:29 PM

Contacted CSR via chat again and he told me to call in, I spoke with a Zach and I pointed out to him that the website only reflects the bonus offer when you select the card version and not the online code even though the bonus clearly states it's both formats.

He stated that it may be a problem and assured me I would get my code, he will bring the discrepancy to the promotions team to get it fixed, which may be causing me from getting an email with the MSP as their systems are automated.

He also credited my account for $5 for bringing it to their attention.

What seemed like a bad situation turned out to be pretty good!

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#23 Calinks   Chief Executive of St. Paul CAGing CAGiversary!   1082 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2011 - 01:38 AM

I kind of want to do this. For some stupid reason Microsoft has froze spending on my account. I called Friday but they haven't gotten back to me yet. I want to buy the LA Noire pass before the sale ends.

#24 watcher0   CAGmeister CAGiversary!   596 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2011 - 07:26 AM

Not much of a deal when you consider that you can usually get a full year card for $30 or $40 and point cards for less than MSRP.

#25 V4Oldboy   Vengeance 4 Oldboy CAGiversary!   3807 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2011 - 11:42 AM

this deal is basically

buy $10 worth of M$ pts and get 3 months XBL for $3.60 a month.

Not that good considering the 12 month on amazon is $3.75 a month without a deal.

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#26 Bezerker   Bezerker Barrage! CAGiversary!   6613 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2011 - 12:00 PM

this deal is basically

buy $10 worth of M$ pts and get 3 months XBL for $3.60 a month.

Not that good considering the 12 month on amazon is $3.75 a month without a deal.


I forget what the C in CAG stands for, but i'd imagine some people prefer to spend $3.60 a month and get a bonus compared to $3.75 a month w/ no bonus

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#27 Irukandji   Gold Guns Girls CAGiversary!   1043 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 13 June 2011 - 03:28 PM

I forget what the C in CAG stands for, but i'd imagine some people prefer to spend $3.60 a month and get a bonus compared to $3.75 a month w/ no bonus


The C stands for check your math.

3.60 a month with a "bonus" implies that this package deal costs $10.80 (3x3.60 with "bonus"). It costs 19.99. There is no "bonus".

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#28 Bezerker   Bezerker Barrage! CAGiversary!   6613 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 14 June 2011 - 02:01 AM

The C stands for check your math.

3.60 a month with a "bonus" implies that this package deal costs $10.80 (3x3.60 with "bonus"). It costs 19.99. There is no "bonus".



My math is fine. The bonus is the package savings. $3.60 x 3 + $10 < $3.75 x 3 + $10.

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#29 retrad   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   490 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

Posted 14 June 2011 - 03:12 AM

hes basically saying you get 10$ worth of points so if you were going to buy them anyway it takes 10$ off the cost, which makes 3 months of xbl 10.80$ which equals 3.60$ a month, where as 12 months for 45.00 = 3.75$ a month.

hence if you needed to get 10$ in xbl monies then its cheaper, if you dont, then its more expensive.

Im not sure how it could be any clearer than what I just stated.
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#30 Mokilicious   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   101 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 14 June 2011 - 04:45 PM

Is this deal still alive?