Quick Question about Xbox Live

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  1. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Wields Mjolnir!

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    Noob question, but still, noob question. My Gold Account is going to expire at the end of this month and I have a 12 month card to keep going.

    My question is, if I use it today, will it just tack on to the prior membership or will it be 12 months starting today? Or should I wait until I'm close to the prior membership ending before I redeem it?

    Some services when you renew starts it when you redeem the code, while others just bank it so it just adds to your remaining time left as a member.

    Just to make it absolutely clear, let's say person A gets his Xbox with a 12 month Gold Membership in January. In June, he gets another 12 month card. If he uses it June, will his membership expire in January 2 years from the start or will it expire in June the next year?
     
  2. Atomsplitter

    Atomsplitter Needs a new title.

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    You can add it now. Last I knew it stacked up to 3 years.
     
  3. Boardwise

    Boardwise There are no strings on me Super Mod

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    As Atomsplitter said, it stacks.
    Mine runs out in a few days and I have already added in a pre-paid card so I'm good for another year.
     
  4. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Wields Mjolnir!

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    Sure enough, it happend as you guys said, so thanks for that!
     
  5. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    MS automatically charge my card... hmm.
     
  6. MetalRyde

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    hey this is great news for me. i got a new xbox 360 last night and i got the free 3 month live gold but i dont plan on using it until street fighter X tekken is released.
     
  7. Computron34

    Computron34 Butt + Hurt = TF Fans

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    So then.......now?
     
  8. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    what?

    [goes to wikipedia] holy shit!

    i thought it was coming on the 19th this month! i need money!
     
  9. Boardwise

    Boardwise There are no strings on me Super Mod

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    Ebay:
    I renewed with a pre-paid card from Amazon (cheaper then renewing through XBox Live itself as well)
    If I hadn't done that then it would have automatically renewed when it was due next week.
     

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