Microsoft launched support for bitcoins




Microsoft has begun supporting bitcoin payments at Microsoft accounts. American users can thus indirectly apps and games purchased from the stores for Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox Games, Xbox Music and Xbox Video.

The support is limited for the time being to American owners of a Microsoft account and it is not possible to pay with bitcoins for apps and games. “You can only use bitcoins to add money to your Microsoft account,” Microsoft said. The group stating explanation about adding money through bitcoins for users of desktops and smartphones.

Microsoft is the option with BitPay, the largest payment processor of bitcoin. Although the implementation is currently limited, the support from Microsoft is a major step for crypto currency bitcoin in general and in particular as growing payment. Big names who announced earlier support for bitcoins are PayPal and Newegg. In October showed former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates already know that bitcoin technology will play a key role, wrote Crypto Coins News.


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