Right in time for the holidays.
The holiday season is here, and in case you are an Xbox family, Microsoft has made shopping and gifting for you a whole lot easier. The concept of gift cards themselves is nothing new, of course. Everything does it, and not just digital stores like Apple’s iTunes, Google’s Google Play, Xbox Live, PSN Store, or Nintendo eShop- everything. It’s a fairly well known concept worldwide.
But Microsoft has now gone ahead and made gift cards themselves even more streamlined by making them entirely digital. Via a new gift app (exclusive to Windows Phone for now, though Microsoft usually makes it a habit to release its apps on other platforms too), you can now create a personalized digital gift:
I have to say, while this is nifty, it sort of takes away from the thrill of unwrapping a present on Christmas morning…