Coincidentally, Microsoft is now also opening up all Xbox One titles for gifting. This person then receives a code as well as instructions on how to redeem the item, while Xbox One users will receive a system message with a redemption button. For a complete rundown of the terms, conditions, regulations and all that, head over to the Xbox Wire. However the good news is that if you wanted to gift PC games, you'll be pleased to learn that it is now available as well through the Microsoft Store.
As all PC games and DLCs roll out for digital gifting purposes today, Microsoft says that all Xbox One titles will also become available for gifting purposes. "This feature has been a huge hit with our fans and has made buying presents for friends and family even easier, especially around the holidays", the company said.More news: Body found in search for missing Scottish singer Scott Hutchison
In April 2017 Microsoft enabled refunds on the Store, so this is another step in bringing their online marketplace on par with other digital platforms such as Steam and Origin. However when it comes to gifting full purchases, there are obviously no limits.
There are one or two small restrictions - you can only buy two of any discounted game and only ten discounted products total every 14 days, presumably to stop discount scalping and resale.More news: Oil tops $71 as traders digest US exit from Iran deal
Gifting of Xbox 360 and Xbox original games, pre-orders, free products, and consumable downloadable game content such as virtual currency is not allowed. Another aspect that users should keep in mind is that gifts can only be exchanged in the country or region where they were purchased. We are hard at work on improving digital gifting, adding new capabilities as well as support for new content types. On Xbox One you can more simply enter a Gamertag from one of your Xbox Live friends. It promises to facilitate gifting of paid PC and Xbox apps soon.More news: United States to address shortcomings in Iran deal: Mattis