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Microsoft Ditching Point-Based Currency for Real World Dollars on Xbox One

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Posted on June 10, 2013 AT 10:34am

Microsoft will be phasing out the Funbucks in favor of real-world currency with the Xbox One, the company announced today.

There was no mention of whether this change would also affect the Xbox 360—only the One. So Live purchases will be less obnoxious on Microsoft’s next console. Good stuff.

Look forward to plenty more Xbox-related news as the Microsoft press event continues.

Chris Holzworth, News Editor
Chris Holzworth has wanted to write about games all his life. He first cut his teeth writing for enthusiast sites such as RPGFan, and after writing for just about every other enthusiast website he could came across, wound up as EGM's east coast news correspondent (read: editorial intern, a fancy phrase for "slave") before relocating to LA to serve as news editor. [Meet the rest of the crew]

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