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Are Xbox gift cards region locked?
Last Updated: 16th April, 2020
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In respect to this, are gift cards region locked?
Gift cards are region locked and so isnotpossible to redeem them in a different region. Yourfriendwill need to send you a gift card in yourcurrency.Gifts are region locked and you would not beable toredeem the passcode.
Secondly, where can I use my Xbox gift card? Go to microsoft.com/redeem, log into yourMicrosoftaccount, and enter the 25-character code provided.Onceredeemed, your gift card balance will be available tospendat Microsoft Store online, on Windows, and on Xbox.Checkyour account balance. No, gift cards purchased atretailnever expire.
Similarly, are Xbox Live Gold Cards region locked?
No, all gold membership cards areregionlocked. You will need to purchase a gold membershipcardfrom a US web retailer in order to use it foryouraccount.
How do I change my Xbox region code?
If you're using Xbox 360 you can change your region bydoingthe following:
- Sign in to your Microsoft account.
- Add a credit card and enter the billing address for thenewregion.
- On your console go to Settings > System.
- Choose Console Settings > Language and Locale>Locale.
- Select the locale that you want to use.