Sunday Sitdown: Let’s Talk About Microsoft Points
When I first made the leap to Zune from iTunes, one of the things that literally blew my mind was the Microsoft Points system. It’s of those things within the Microsoft ecosystem that manages to boggle normal users mind. Why should you have exchange a legally recognized tender to purchase things on a cyber store? Over the past few years we’ve seen Microsoft ease off of the payment system slightly, specifically with Windows Phone and Xbox. Zune Marketplace, Xbox Avatar Marketplace, and Xbox Game Add-ons Marketplace however remain a stalwarts, the one last remaining digital ecosystems that requires you to use Microsoft Points exclusively. My question is simple and direct. There need only be one form of digital currency in the Microsoft ecosystem, real money, or Microsoft Points. Which one do you think should be the standard?