Microsoft has revealed that they will be running a promotion throughout the month of April that could see you walking away 300 MSP richer. The promotion, titled "Triple Play", wants gamers to take advantage of the multitude of things the Xbox can do. We all know and love it for the games, but they've been hard at work rounding out the entertainment and social features on the console. What better way to make us take advantage of these things than to offer something for free, right?
How do you get in on this promotion? Microsoft has set certain gaming, entertainment, and social milestones that you have to reach before the month is out. Satisfying at least one requirement from each of the three categories nets you the points.
For the gaming aspect, you have to do one of the following:
Play any Kinect game for 2 hours
or more during the month of April. Game titles are seen here
Experience multi-player gaming on Xbox LIVE for 10 hours
or more during the month of April.
Spend 800 Microsoft Points
or more on game-related items in the Xbox LIVE Marketplace during the month of April (qualifying items include the following: Games on Demand, Game Add-Ons, or Arcade game titles).
For entertainment, MS wants you to experience one of the following:
Spend 400 Microsoft Points or more on any movie or television content in the Xbox LIVE Marketplace during the month of April.
Use any of these entertainment apps for 10 hours or more during the month of April:
ESPN on Xbox LIVE
MSN with MSNBC.com
UFC® on Xbox LIVE
Finally, this is what you need to do to satisfy the social aspect:
Use Facebook through your Xbox LIVE account for 1 hour or more during the month of April.
Watch YouTube through your Xbox LIVE account for 1 hour or more during the month of April.
Connect over Video Kinect for 1 hour or more during the month of April.
As the program is being run through Xbox LIVE Rewards
, you can expect these point to be deposited into your account some time in mid-May.
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