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Microsoft sending birthday “gifts” to Xbox Live Rewards members, makes heavy use of your printer

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If a NeoGAF user’s post is anything to go on, it seems like Microsoft wants to wish Xbox Live Rewards members a happy birthday by making use of their printers, one sheet at a time.

NeoGAF user Necromancer received a message from the Xbox Live Rewards Squad, wishing the user a very happy birthday. As an interesting “present,” Necromancer got linked to an Xbox Live Rewards birthday “cake,” which is actually several images that, when printed and put together, looks like a birthday cake…except it’s not delicious.

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Of note is Microsoft used to send Xbox Live Rewards members 20 Microsoft Points when it’s their birthday, which amounted to roughly 25 cents.

The P.E. Perspective: Some forum users aren’t extremely happy by this, but I don’t really know what users expected. It’s a nice gesture by the Xbox Live Rewards team, and if people wanted something like free Microsoft Points or something…well, sorry.

Source: NeoGAF

  • LukeNuke

    Before the update, we got MSP at the start of our birthday month. Why change it now?

    • PIRATE or NINJA

      im sure the cake is at least 25 cents worth of paper

  • Joao611

    /inb4M$GetsADealGoingOnWithSomePrinterCompaniesSoThisFeatureIsOnlyAvailableOnSelectedPrinters.

    Seriously, M$, this is just a waste of paper and money, lol….

    • Joao611

      paper and time*

  • Bobrobetobtob

    http://i.imgur.com/chJicbT.png – for anyone that wants to ‘take a picture’ of their cake…

  • https://twitter.com/SpunkDaFunk SpunkDaFunk

    I’ll stick with virtual money, thanks MS.

  • Thriller

    Just received the XBox ‘gift’. first it was the insulting 25 cents that I was supposed to be THRILLED over and now this… It’s like a cheap uncle coming over with an egg and some flour. “Here you go kiddo. Make your OWN f*ckin’ cake! Oh, and populate my Twitter while you’re at it..”