New Xbox Mastercard Lets Cardmembers Score Points to Use Toward Digital Games, Add-ons, and More

New Xbox Mastercard Lets Cardmembers Score Points to Use Toward Digital Games, Add-ons, and More

New Xbox Mastercard Lets Cardmembers Score Points to Use Toward Digital Games, Add-ons, and More

New Xbox Mastercard Lets Cardmembers Score Points to Use Toward Digital Games, Add-ons, and More

Summary

  • The new, no annual fee Xbox Mastercard, issued by Barclays, is now available.
  • The Xbox Mastercard allows cardmembers to earn card points with everyday purchases and redeem those points on digital games, add-ons, and more at Xbox.com, Microsoft.com, on console, and in-game.
  • The Xbox Mastercard will be available to Xbox players 18 years and older in the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii starting today.
  • Terms and conditions apply1, 2 

In September 2023, Xbox Insiders received early access to the Xbox Mastercard to help shape the customer experience. The credit card delivers a unique value tailored to players by using a points system that allows them to spend points on things they love.

Starting today, the Xbox Mastercard with no annual fee is available to all residents in the continental United States, Alaska and Hawaii. Learn more about earning card points that can be redeemed for digital games, add-ons, the first payment of subscriptions, consoles, accessories, and more at Xbox.com.

With the Xbox Mastercard, cardmembers can earn card points for every $1 spent on purchases including: 

  • Xbox & Microsoft – Earn 5x card points on eligible products at the Microsoft Store.  
  • Streaming services – Earn 3x card points on eligible streaming services like Netflix and Disney+. 
  • Dining delivery services – Earn 3x card points on eligible dining delivery services like Grubhub and DoorDash. 
  • Everyday purchases – Earn 1X card points on all other everyday purchases. 

Cardmembers will also get access to more benefits including a few new benefits that start today:

  • A bonus of 5,000 card points (a $50 value) after first purchase. 
  • Three months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for new Game Pass members after their first purchase. Current Game Pass members can easily gift it to a friend or family member so everyone can join the fun.
  • (New) Plus, both new and existing cardmembers can earn two 3-month codes to gift to friends or family to try Game Pass Ultimate for the first time when $7,000 or more is spent within first 12 months of opening the card account.
  • (New) Cardmembers are upgraded to Level 2 of Microsoft Rewards, earning rewards faster with Xbox Mastercard.
  • (New) Boost the volume with 3 free months of Spotify Premium Individual for new and existing cardmembers (for new Spotify Premium Individual users only). 3
  • Flexibility of use with contactless payments and digital wallets. 
  • Online access to cardmembers’ credit score for free, which allows users to keep an eye on their credit score and receive alerts when their score has changed. 
  • $0 Fraud Liability protection, so cardmembers are not responsible for charges they didn’t authorize. 
  • (New) Plus, Barclays Money Basics is now available for educational information to build your financial knowledge on credit scores, fraud prevention, budgeting, and more. 

All benefits are available to both new and existing cardmembers. Terms and conditions apply.  

Cardmembers can choose from one of five iconic designs and personalize it with their gamertag. Play anywhere with Xbox, pay anywhere Mastercard is accepted.

^1 Xbox Mastercard Terms and Conditions
^2 Xbox Mastercard Reward Rules
^3 Spotify Paid Subscription Terms and Conditions


Editor’s Note (April 18, 2024): Updated Summary section to clarify where users can redeem points on digital games, add-ons, and more.

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Free Play Days – Dungeons 3, Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising and I Am Fish 

Why not try something new with Free Play Days? Dungeons 3, Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising and I am Fish are available this weekend for Xbox Game Pass Core and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to play from Thursday April 18 at 12:01 a.m. PDT until Sunday, April 21 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.

Game Pass Core will give players access to our advanced multiplayer network, a select collection of over 25 games to play with friends around the world, and exclusive member deals! Read more about Game Pass Core at Xbox Wire


How To Start Playing


Find and install the games on each of the individual game details page on Xbox.com. Clicking through will send you to the Microsoft Store, where you must be signed in to see the option to install with your Xbox Game Pass Core or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership. To download on console, click on the Subscriptions tab in the Xbox Store and navigate down to the Free Play Days collection on your Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.


Keep The Fun Going


Purchase the game and other editions at a limited time discount and continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned during the event! Please note that discounts, percentages, and title availability may vary by title and region.


Free Play Days (Game Pass Core or Game Pass Ultimate Required)


Xbox Live

Dungeons 3 – Complete Collection

Kalypso Media


319


$39.99

$19.99

Dungeons 3 
Through enticing the dark elf priestess Thalya from the fluffy clutches of the surface world to become his chief lieutenant, the Dungeon Lord has found a way to direct his campaign of conquest from the confines of his underground lair. With Thalya on the front line, and the united forces of evil to support her, players will have to use every trick in the book to best those do-gooders of the overworld, once and for all!  


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising

505 Games


241


$14.99

$4.49
PC Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising 
Embark on a captivating prelude to the highly anticipated Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes with Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising, available for Free Play Days. Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising is a rich, interconnected action-RPG full of vibrant characters and compelling storytelling. Experience the intertwining fates of CJ, Isha, and Garoo and get a glimpse of what’s to come in Hundred Heroes, launching April 23. Experience a story of friendship, discovery, and adventure that sets the stage for the grand tale to follow. 


Free Play Days For All


Xbox Live
Xbox Play Anywhere

I Am Fish

Curve Games


264


$19.99

$5.99
Xbox One X Enhanced

I am Fish 
From the creators of the hit I am Bread,  I Am Fish is a charming, physics-based adventure starring four intrepid fish friends, forcibly separated from their home in a pet shop fish tank. Swim, fly, roll and chomp your way to the open ocean in a bid for freedom and to re-unite once again.  


Don’t miss out on these exciting Free Play Days for Xbox Game Pass Core and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members! Learn more about Free Play Days here and stay tuned to Xbox Wire to find out about future Free Play Days and all the latest Xbox gaming news. 

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Fabledom - Console Reveal Trailer

Fabledom – Console Reveal Trailer

Fabledom - Console Reveal Trailer

Princesses and Princes, the cute and fairytale city builder Fabledom is coming to your Xbox Series X|S later this year!

Once upon a Village… Set in a wholesome fairytale world, Fabledom is the ideal laid back City builder. Enjoy the growth of your settlement, trade and use diplomacy to ally or challenge your neighbors, and most importantly, find yourself a prince or princess and live happily ever after!

Footage captured on PC.

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FINAL FANTASY XIV: DAWNTRAIL Benchmark Trailer

FINAL FANTASY XIV: DAWNTRAIL Benchmark Trailer

FINAL FANTASY XIV: DAWNTRAIL Benchmark Trailer

Blue seas, clear skies, and boundless possibilities await in Dawntrail, the newest expansion pack for the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY XIV Online!

Dawntrail will feature the first graphical update for FFXIV; the benchmark trailer showcases a portion of the upcoming visual enhancements including new in-game areas, enemies, various jobs in action and the magnificent views that await on the continent of Tural.

Pre-order now to immediately receive in-game bonus items, plus 4 days early access ahead of launch on July 2, 2024. Early access is scheduled to begin on June 28, 2024!

https://www.xbox.com/games/final-fantasy-xiv-online

#FFXIV #FF14 #Dawntrail

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Dead Island 2 SoLA Launch Trailer

Dead Island 2 SoLA Launch Trailer

Dead Island 2 SoLA Launch Trailer

Dead Island 2’s second expansion story – SoLA – is out now on Xbox. Stage dive into the heart of SoLA, the ultimate Californian music festival, built upon ancient grounds.

Stalking the pulsating heart of LA’s final rave is a psychedelic beat that has unleashed total chaos, leaving nothing but a rotting crater of gore and a malevolent presence haunting the shadows. Something is out there and it’s still hungry.

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