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Friday, June 3, 2011

Xbox Live Code Generator

You read that right, because there’s nothing factual about an Xbox Live code generator. So if you’ve downloaded one in hopes of getting free codes, you’ve been scammed. Even if you’ve read an article in support of these mythical generators, you’ve been scammed. It’s just a piece of software that gives you a bunch of meaningless letters and numbers. You get excited as you watch the software download while viruses and spyware contaminate your hard drive. Don’t be fooled.

There are some legitimate ways to get free Xbox Live codes though. One way is by going to Rewards1. These sites allow you to fill out surveys, refer people, or complete free offers from major companies. They profit from this by doing what is termed incentive viral marketing. They simply provide an incentive (free Xbox Live codes), allow people to complete the offers and surveys, major companies sends a check, and with that money they purchase the prize you want. You’ll have to give them real info like street address and email so they can send you your prize. As soon as you’ve received your codes, just go on over to Redeem Prepaid Card over at Xbox Live, enter the code, and you’re done.

Other ways to get free codes are from buying games that offer 48 hour access to Xbox Live (wow, two whole days! Where’s my breathing apparatus?), keeping an eye out for when Microsoft does a free Xbox Live weekend promotional (not too often), or by asking the Xbox fairy to place free codes under your pillow while you sleep. Whatever you do, don’t download a code generator. You’re in a fantasy world if you think a piece of software, not associated with Microsoft, will somehow generate codes they’ll honor. You’re better off with the fairy.

But, if you’ve been aware of the recent price hike Xbox Live Gold membership had (10 more dollars now) and are strapped for cash, currently Call of Duty Black Ops has a branded 12 month Xbox Live card with Gold membership with an extra 2 months for 60 bucks. Make sure you use those two months wisely. I suggest cutting yourself from society altogether, grabbing all essential items (food, water, toilet paper, headset), and going into marathon mode by playing non-stop.


Doc_Waffles said...

Good post debunking this. Silly people getting scammed.

AllenTesch said...

So how much do people pay for these viruses?

ttoti said...

Its funny when you see people commenting on youtube vids and all they are saying is "scam"

Noctis said...

People can sure be pretty dumb sometimes..

GamerGanz said...

Good post.
I never fall for stuff like this.
Well not since that one time when I was young... Live and learn, and I got mine done with early on.

Zander said...

Great blog! I looooove Xbox!

freightblog said...

that really works=?

nazz said...

I love my Xbox. I used a code generator before but it worked for like a week and stopped working.

Joe said...

You're saying those sign-up / survey ones are legit? Anyone have any experience with those? I thought those'd be the biggest scams of all. "Free iPad and all I have to do fill out reviews! Sweet!" etc.

Great blog in general though. Followin and checkin it regularly

JPG said...

I have fallen for something like this before, but I was really young.

scorcher868 said...

yea, I use Rewards1 ( and have gotten multiple 3 month xbl codes :)

Anonymous said...

I always thought those generators were a scam. Good chance you'd be downloading a trojan too

Ben said...

thanks for letting everyone know

non-observant said...

Something for nothing just doesn't exist, even on the internet.


99.9% of generators are scam

minecraft129 said...

Haha some people are stupid enough to get scammed, then dont deserve having their money :P haha

Finding Cheap Homes said...

Haha my brother downloaded this, if only he could have read your blog!

Great post, thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

I need a live account too!

Bowz said...

Its amazing that people still fall for these type of things. If it seems to good to be true, it usually is.

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