TqCast writes that Microsoft has just unleashed an incredible deal in the United States, starting today and ending on May 15th. When you purchase buy any game over $29.99 you get 1600 MS Points for free! You can spend these points on Downloadable Content for Xbox 360 Games (including Kinect) or on Xbox Live Arcade games for example.  any game $29.99 and up, you instantly get a 1600 Xbox LIVE point card via the Microsoft store, but that’s not all, apparently some of the $9.99 games are also eligible for this incredible deal.

How to get 1600 MS points with a game?

  1. This is no longer valid, Microsoft is out of free MS Points.
  2. Goto the Microsoft Store
  3. Add a qualifying game to cart (may we recommend Michael Jackson’s The Experience?)
  4. 1600 MS Points will be added
  5. Checkout

Xbox 360 Kinect Deal

There’s more, should you not yet be the proud owner of Kinect then you can be while also obtaining $50 Bonus Credit and 1600 Xbox LIVE points via these links:

  • Xbox 360 4GB Console with KinectMicrosofts response to PSNs downtime? Free stuff! [US] kinect news kinect game deals 2
  • Xbox 360 250GB Console with KinectMicrosofts response to PSNs downtime? Free stuff! [US] kinect news kinect game deals 2
  • Xbox 360 250GB ConsoleMicrosofts response to PSNs downtime? Free stuff! [US] kinect news kinect game deals 2 (without Kinect!)

Two Kinect games for $60

  • Find this deal right here.

Do you feel this could be a response to the downtime of Playstation Network after the security breach?

Either way, enjoy your MS Points / discount!