Xbox’s recent decision to drop the Xbox Live Gold requirement for access to entertainment apps may be cause for celebration for many — except those who have already purchased the $ 60-a-year subscription.
Luckily, Microsoft said Gold members can apply for a refund for the remainder of their subscription, after the update goes live in June.
Here’s what the company said about the change:
Once the Xbox One and Xbox 360 system updates become available in June, Xbox Live Gold members who purchased a paid membership before that day can cancel and receive a pro-rata refund of any unused remaining days between the date of cancellation and the date their paid Gold membership ends. Cancellation and pro-rata refund requests must be made by August 31, 2014 and require six to eight weeks for processing. Free or trial Gold memberships are not eligible for a refund. Read more…