Items tagged with XBox 360 marketplace

Microsoft has always taken a certain amount of flak over the fact that its XBox Live Marketplace (as well as the Zune and Games for Windows - Live stores) all use Microsoft Points as currency, but the recent actions of one unhappy customer have given the situation a new twist. Last week, Pennsylvania attorney Samuel Lassoff filed a class action lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that the company's customers had been "exposed to point fraud, following fraud, breach of contract, negligence, unjust enrichment, and unfair business practices on the part of the defendant Microsoft Corporation." Underneath the legal verbiage, Lassoff's complaint is that the XBox Live store improperly charged Microsoft... Read more...