You can now buy Xbox games with airtime on Vodacom

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You can now buy Xbox games with airtime on Vodacom

Vodacom has announced a partnership with Microsoft which allows its subscribers to purchase content from the Microsoft and Xbox stores with airtime.

"Gamers, students and the small business community in South Africa can expect even more value from South Africa’s leading network, Vodacom, as they become the first mobile operator in Africa to make it simpler for its customers to buy content from the Microsoft and Xbox Stores, using their Vodacom account," the network said.
 

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Gawd damn I'm now even more jealous of the peeps who scored that 55" TV on black friday. They paid R3000, got a TV, got R3000 in airtime which they can now spend on games to enjoy on their new TV. That right there is a virtuous circle of winning.
 
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Gawd damn I'm now even more jealous of the peeps who scored that 55" TV on black friday. They paid R3000, got a TV, got R3000 in airtime which they can now spend on games to enjoy on their new TV. That right there is a virtuous circle of winning.

Uhm :laugh: :ROFL: This was the best Black Friday deal ever. I was looking at people pushing each other at game and pnp for a tv and thinking wtf.....



Please note that your TV license has been verified on your order and will be delivered within 5-7 working days.


YOU HAVE BEEN CHARGED R899.10 FOR YOUR PURCHASE FROM THE MICROSOFT APPSTORE. THIS HAS BEEN CHARGED TO YOUR VODACOM ACCOUNT. account.microsoft.com/billing
 
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Uhm :laugh: :ROFL: This was the best Black Friday deal ever. I was looking at people pushing each other at game and pnp for a tv and thinking wtf.....



Please note that your TV license has been verified on your order and will be delivered within 5-7 working days.


YOU HAVE BEEN CHARGED R899.10 FOR YOUR PURCHASE FROM THE MICROSOFT APPSTORE. THIS HAS BEEN CHARGED TO YOUR VODACOM ACCOUNT. account.microsoft.com/billing
Tsek!!!!! I hate you right now!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(P.S. I'm actually super stoked for you, enjoy!)
 

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This only works with contract accounts btw.

Tried it this weekend on a prepaid account with plenty of airtime, but no go.
 

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This only works with contract accounts btw.

Tried it this weekend on a prepaid account with plenty of airtime, but no go.
Works fine on Top Up contracts and even deducts from the inclusive airtime so I can't see why this will not work on prepaid. I will give it a test though.
 

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Uhm :laugh: :ROFL: This was the best Black Friday deal ever. I was looking at people pushing each other at game and pnp for a tv and thinking wtf.....



Please note that your TV license has been verified on your order and will be delivered within 5-7 working days.


YOU HAVE BEEN CHARGED R899.10 FOR YOUR PURCHASE FROM THE MICROSOFT APPSTORE. THIS HAS BEEN CHARGED TO YOUR VODACOM ACCOUNT. account.microsoft.com/billing
Incase anyone wondering, it is NFS Heat :cool: . Someone will be on heat from tonight onwards :ROFL:....

What a deal you scored...:):thumbsup::notworthy:
 

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I don't see the advantage if the game is still the same price.
10% extra airtime when you recharge with your card on the app on website. Wholesale airtime discounts. It's the same price no extra fees.

If you are on the correct price plan you get recharge rewards that you can use for calls. If you are planning on buying the game anyways then it makes more sense.
 
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This only works with contract accounts btw.

Tried it this weekend on a prepaid account with plenty of airtime, but no go.
“The Microsoft partnership is the most recent addition to Vodacom’s Direct Charge to Bill (DCB) offering, joining the list of global video, music and gaming content partners.”

Prepaid users do not get a monthly bill.
 
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