Do you love your XBOX 360 and play games using XBOX Live? Enter this sweepstakes for a chance to win FREE Microsoft points for playing more games on XBOX Live.
Microsoft Points (also known as Xbox LIVE points and Xbox points) are the coin of the Xbox LIVE Marketplace realm. Microsoft Points is a universal system that works across international borders, and is even available if you don’t have a credit card.
Sweeps Rating: Good
Eligibility: open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.
Entry Dates: begins on December 24, 2011, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on January 8, 2012
How to Enter: two ways
To enter online via an Xbox 360® console or PCL you must be an Xbox LIVE Gold or free member in good standing and have a PayPal account in good standing. If you do not have a PayPal account, you can register for one at www.paypal.com.
Here’s how they work:
Register: To register, you must download the PayPal gamer picture pack (“Gamer Picture”) during the Promotion Period. Downloading the PayPal gamer picture pack is free. There are two (2) ways to download the Gamer Picture: (1) by accessing the Xbox LIVE Marketplace on the Web using a PC or (2) by accessing the Xbox LIVE Marketplace using an Xbox 360® console.
To download the Gamer Picture via Xbox LIVE Marketplace on the Web using a PC, you will automatically register for the Sweepstakes when you navigate to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace on the Web and download the Gamer Picture during the Promotion Period as instructed.
To download the Gamer Picture via the Xbox LIVE Marketplace using an Xbox 360® console, you must have access to an Xbox 360® console. You will automatically register for the Sweepstakes when you sign in to the Xbox LIVE service via an Xbox 360® console and download the Gamer Picture during the Promotion Period as instructed.
NOTE: Users may also access the free Gamer Picture via the banner ads running on the Xbox LIVE dashboard.
Updating Account Information: Potential winners who registered online will be contacted using the contact information tied to the Xbox LIVE Gamertag used to earn an entry. Please be sure that your Xbox LIVE Gamertag profile information, including e-mail address, mailing address, and phone number, is correct and current. You can verify/update your profile information via your account profile by following the instructions on Xbox.com or through the Xbox LIVE Dashboard from your Xbox 360® console.
Earn an Entry: Provided you have registered for this Sweepstakes as described above, you will automatically receive one (1) entry when you navigate to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace on Xbox.com or Xbox 360® console and make a qualifying purchase of 80 Microsoft Points (valued at $1) or more using your PayPal account during the Promotion Period.
To enter by e-mail without purchase: draft an e-mail with the subject line “Xbox LIVE and PayPal” and include in the body of the e-mail your name, address, city, state, zip code, daytime phone number, and e-mail address and send the e-mail to [email protected]. E-mail entries must be received during the Promotion Period to be eligible.
Entry Limit: one (1) entry per person/authorized e-mail account holder per day, regardless of method of entry.
Five (5) Grand Prizes: 25,000 Microsoft Points. ARV: $312.50.
Fourteen (14) First Prizes: One year Zune Music Pass. ARV: $119.88.
(325) Second Prizes: 800 Microsoft Points. ARV: $10.
Prize Limit: one prize per person.
Winner Selection: on or around January 30, 2012.
Grand, First, and Second Prize Winner Notifications: The Grand, First, and Second Prizes will be e-mailed within eight (8) weeks following the drawing to the e-mail addresses associated with the Grand, First, and Second Prize winners Xbox LIVE account profiles/e-mail entries.