Xbox OneSource: Windows Central

Microsoft actually makes it really easy to buy gift cards to send to your friends and family, and it has a range of monetary values from $1 to $100 so you can be sure you're giving exactly how much you want. It's perfect all year round for your favorite gamers, because what's better than free money with which to buy the best Xbox games and PC games?! If you're wanting to share the gift of games, here's how to send a digital Xbox gift card.

  1. Head on over to Microsoft's digital gift card portal.
  2. Select your desired design. in this case we're going Xbox but you can also go for a generic Microsoft Store voucher.

    Gift CardSource: Windows Central

  3. Choose the amount you want to spend. You can choose between $1 and $100 with single dollar increments available up to $80. (These amounts only apply in the U.S.)

    Gift CardSource: Windows Central

  4. Click Add to cart.
  5. Click Checkout.

The process used to allow you to send the code directly to the other person, but now it seems that you can only buy a digital gift card code yourself. Once you purchase a gift card you will receive a code, which you'll have to pass on manually to your recipient, whether through email, instant messaging, or good ol' word of mouth. No matter how it arrives, they'll be happy to receive it.

Gift Of Games

Xbox Gift Card

Xbox digital gift card

Give the gift of games with a digital gift card

It's a shame you can't just automatically send the code to someone else, but with a huge choice of monetary increments you gift exactly what you want to.

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