Why Microsoft Points Are Actually Awesome

What you’re probably thinking. Stop it! Well, maybe not awesome. But definitely better than the common perception would have you…

What you’re probably thinking. Stop it!

Well, maybe not awesome. But definitely better than the common perception would have you believe.

Recently I had an epiphany. For the past few years every time I made a transaction on Xbox Live I tried to convert the ever-annoying Microsoft points into dollars in my head so I could figure out how much money I was blowing. I realize now that while it’s not a very intuitive system, it’s actually not that bad.

Here are a couple of strategies to help you get the most bang for your virtual buck: