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This article was published on December 11, 2014

You can now buy Windows Phone and Xbox apps and content with Bitcoin

You can now buy Windows Phone and Xbox apps and content with Bitcoin
Abhimanyu Ghoshal
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Microsoft has just begun accepting Bitcoin payments for its US users to make digital purchases from from Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox Games, Xbox Music, and Xbox Video stores.

Users who want to buy apps, games, and other content using the digital currency can log in to the Billing section in their Microsoft accounts, and add Bitcoin money in US dollar values starting from $10 and going up to $100, via their desktop or mobile wallets.

Bitcoin Microsoft

The payment system is live now, and you can find step-by-step instructions on using Bitcoin with Microsoft products on this support page.

Microsoft accepting Bitcoin [Hacker News]

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