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Cheap Xbox Live Codes Website Review
This is a review of cheapxboxlivecodes.com and is an honest review written by someone who has nothing to do with the company except placing an order with them.
Xbox Live is an awesome service but it is not worth buying Xbox Live Gold over the dashboard as it is more expensive, Microsoft makes it hard to cancel and auto renews it so you may be paying for Xbox Live when you have got rid of an Xbox - not cool!
The good news is many places sell Xbox Live gold subscriptions online and this is a review of one site called cheapxboxlivecodes.com
Are they genuine?
The simple answer is yes they are a genuine site but it did take a lot longer for my code to come to my email than they suggested. It took me over a day to receive the card but there were some problems as I shall explain.
I ordered the card fine and paid only £26.99 for a 12 month Xbox Live Gold membership which is pretty good considering you pay £40 over the xbox dashboard. Then after a while I received an email saying they had received my order but they needed to verify the time I ordered, the date and give a landline and mobile phone number. This is what caused all the problems. Apparently once you have done this you don't ever have to do this again.
The thing is the site does look genuine but with any site like this you do ask is this a scam and a real site. At this point they had took the money from my Paypal and I was starting to ask myself that question. I did not really want to send them an email with my phone number but I did so anyway.
However then I would not let me send an email. I tried again and again and again and no emails would get through. At this point I thought the site was a scam. I then saw on their website you could send an email under the contact us section and sent them a message saying that I could not send them an email from my email account and I would like to have my card now.
Within a couple of minutes I got my card sent to my email address. I quickly hurried to my Xbox 360 to make sure it worked and happily it did!
Would I recommend the site?
Probably not - the verification thing was a pain in the arse but the prices were pretty good and it turned out to be genuine. I would rather personally order from Amazon.com and get it slightly cheaper than it would be from the dashboard and save myself about 2 hours of worrying!