Microsoft recently announced a fresh Xbox Live Rewards scheme, which involved discounts in exchange for Gamerscores and a mysterious 'special gift' when a gamer approaches their birthday. Today, we know exactly what that special gift is. 20 Microsoft Points.
That's about 17p. Or in US money, 25 cents. Hey, if it's good enough for Gil, it's good enough for you!NeoGAF
has posted an email from Microsoft regarding the birthday treat: "Happy Birthday Month," the email jubilantly declares. "Congratulations! This month you'll be a year wiser. But what's a birthday without a sweet surprise? Try this: Enjoy 20 Microsoft Points as our gift to you.
"Use it toward anything you wish in the Xbox Live Marketplace. Your birthday Microsoft Points will be automatically deposited into your Xbox Live account by the 15th of the month."
Don't spend it all at once, now.