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What are points and LIVE subscriptions?

Game points are online currencies that are used on the Xbox 360, Nintendo WII and Nintendo DSi. Points are purchased and then used to access additional content like games, themes and even films.

Live subscription is available for the Xbox 360. It allows you to play your games online, video chat with friends, download game demos and much more.

Why should I buy from you?

Not only are we cheaper than most high street stores but you can get your points/subscription INSTANTLY. A scanned copy of the points/subscription card will emailed to you when your payment has cleared.

How do I buy the subscriptions/points?

Simply add your required items to the basket and press checkout. You can then choose to pay by either Google Checkout or with your credit/debit card.

Why not buy the subscriptions/points direct through my console?

You could buy your subscriptions/points direct from your console but buying them from Live-Codes is cheaper. Not only that but once you have purchased your subscription/points from your console it is then stored! This means that anyone who uses your console could potentially spend your money!

How do I redeem the subscription/points?

Xbox LIVE subscription Online

The easiest way to redeem a pre paid code is to use the Xbox LIVE Web Marketplace. Via a single location on Xbox.com, you can redeem all types of pre paid codes and have them applied to your account immediately.

To redeem a prepaid code, visit http://live.xbox.com/accounts/RedeemToken.aspx or follow these steps:

  1. From Xbox.com, use your Windows Live ID to sign in to your Xbox LIVE account.
  2. Select My Account from the My Xbox drop-down menu.
  3. Click Redeem code to apply the additional pre-paid time to your existing credit card-based subscription.
  4. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to enter and to confirm the addition of the pre-paid code.

Xbox 360 console

In the My Xbox area, select the Xbox LIVE profile Select Manage Account, and then select Memberships

  1. Select the current membership, and then do one of the following things:
  2. To convert your account to a pre-paid membership, select Change Payment Options then select Redeem Code.
  3. To apply the additional pre-paid time to your existing credit card based subscription, select Redeem Code.
  4. Enter the pre-paid code, and then select Done to continue.

Points

  1. Press the Xbox 360 Guide button (big green X on the controller), and then go to the Marketplace area.
  2. Select Redeem Code
  3. Enter the 25-character pre-paid code.

Redeeming Nintendo Points on the Wii console:

  1. To redeem Nintendo Points, go to the Wii Shop Channel from the Wii Menu.
  2. Once you are connected to the Wii Shop channel, select 'Start Shopping'.
  3. On the next screen, select 'Add Wii Points'.
  4. On the next screen, select 'Redeem Nintendo Points Card'.
  5. Now take the Nintendo Points Card number that you got from the Nintendo Points Card Shop and enter this in the field 'Nintendo Points Card Activation Number'.
  6. Select 'OK'.
  7. On the next screen, select 'Redeem' to register the Nintendo Points as Wii Points on your Wii Shop Channel account.
  8. Select 'OK'.

Redeeming Nintendo Points on the Nintendo DSi handheld:

  1. To redeem Nintendo Points, go to the Nintendo DSi Shop from the Nintendo DSi Menu.
  2. Once you are connected to the Nintendo DSi Shop, select ‘Start Shopping’.
  3. On the next screen, select 'Add Nintendo DSi Points'.
  4. On the next screen, select 'Redeem Nintendo Points Card'.
  5. Now take the Nintendo Points Card number that you got from the Nintendo Points Card Shop and enter this in the field 'Nintendo Points Card Activation Number'.
  6. Select 'OK'.
  7. On the next screen, select 'Redeem' to register the Nintendo Points as Nintendo DSi Points on your Nintendo DSi Shop account.
  8. Select 'OK'.

Will the Microsoft subscription/points work on the original Xbox (not Xbox 360)?

No, subscriptions and points only work on the Xbox 360.

Do the subscriptions/points work in any region/country?

Xbox LIVE subscription will work in any country, they are not region locked.

Xbox LIVE points will only work with UK and EU accounts.

Nintendo points will only work with UK and EU accounts.

I still have a few months left on my Xbox LIVE membership, do I have to wait until it has expired?

No, when entering a new subscription code it will be added on to your currently expiry date.


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