Microsoft Office 365 and Xbox Live Gold Offer Terms and Conditions

The Microsoft Office 365 and Xbox Live Gold Offer (“Offer”) is the opportunity for customers who purchase and activate a qualifying Microsoft Office 365 product during the Offer eligibility period to receive twelve (12) months of Xbox Live Gold at no additional charge. This Offer is subject to the following terms. By participating, you acknowledge and agree to be bound by these terms.
Buy Office 365. Purchase and activate a qualifying Office 365 product during the Offer eligibility period.
Get 12 months of Xbox Live Gold at no additional charge: Visit and follow the online instructions to redeem the Offer. See Offer eligibility requirements.
This Offer has two distinct periods:
  • Eligibility Period – from July 18, 2013 – September 28, 2013: Customers must purchase and activate their qualifying Office 365 product.
  • Redemption Period – from July 18, 2013 – October 31, 2013: Customers must redeem the Offer at
  • Offer valid on qualifying Office 365 products purchased and activated during the Offer eligibility period. Offer must be redeemed on during the redemption period.
  • Offer available in eligible countries only. See the list of eligible country.
  • During the redemption process on, you will be required to:
    • Log in with the Microsoft account that is associated with your Office 365 subscription
    • Your Xbox Live Gold code will be sent to the email address associated with your Microsoft account.
  • It is required that you keep your Office dated sales receipt as proof of purchase until you redeem the Offer, as a copy of this may be requested by Microsoft to confirm eligibility.
  • Internet access is required. The Offer redemption process is online only. Internet connection time charges and download charges may apply. Please refer to your Internet service provider for details.
  • Offer limitations include:
    • Offer cannot be redeemed after the redemption period has passed.
    • Limit 1 Xbox Live Gold code per Microsoft account.
    • Use of Office 365 products are subject to the Microsoft Service Agreement and the Microsoft Software License Terms for Office Consumer Subscriptions, and you will be required to agree to these before activating your subscription.
    • The Xbox Live Gold code is transferrable prior to activation but cannot be sold. The code is not transferable after activation.
    • The Xbox Live Gold code must be activated no later than October 31, 2014 or the code expires and is no longer valid.
    • Use of the Xbox Live Gold is subject to the Xbox Live Terms of Use, and you will be required to agree to these before redeeming your code.
    • Xbox Live Gold code is non-refundable and will not be replaced if lost, destroyed or stolen, and cannot be redeemed for cash.
    • Microsoft reserves the right to deny and/or disregard any Offer request deemed in Microsoft's sole discretion to be false, fraudulent, or ineligible. Microsoft is not responsible for late requests.
The following genuine Office 365 products qualify for this Offer. Please note that not all qualifying products are available in all eligible countries.
  • Office 365 Home full packaged product (FPP)
  • Office 365 Home point of sale activated product (POSA)
  • Office 365 Home electronic software distributed product (ESD)
  • Office 365 Home annual subscription
  • Office 365 Home Military Appreciation Edition
Office products that do NOT qualify for the promotion are:
  • Office 365 Home monthly subscription
  • Office 365 Small Business Premium
  • Office 2013 Suites (Home and Student, Home and Business and Professional)
  • Office 2013 Standalone Applications
  • Office for Mac 2011 Suites (Home and Student and Home and Business)
  • Office 365 University full packaged product (FPP)
  • Office 365 University point of sale activated product (POSA)
  • Office 365 University electronic software distributed product (ESD)
  • All previous versions of Microsoft Office (2003, 2007, 2010)
  • Office 365 trial product
  • Not-For-Resale or promotional product
  • Office 365 products licensed under a volume licensing agreement
This Offer is available in the following country. The Office 365 product must be purchased and activated in the United States in order to be eligible for the Xbox Live Gold Offer.
United States
Xbox Live Gold is available only in the languages listed here: and might not be the same language options as available for the Office 365 eligible product you purchased.
Office 365 System Requirements:
Xbox Live Gold System Requirements:
Xbox Live Gold is subject to the Xbox Live Terms of Use, at: Requires Xbox 360, broadband Internet and 256 MB or greater of storage. Download charges may apply as set by your ISP. Online multiplayer not available in all games; some features and downloads require additional hardware, storage, a hard drive, and/or fees. Some broadband services may not work with Xbox Live and performance may vary. Not available in all countries, see Features vary by country. Features and system requirements may change without notice. Under 13 requires parental consent.
  • For other questions or redemption support specific to this offer, click here to find the customer service phone number for your specific country.
  • For support related to your Office product or Office 365 subscription management, please access Office 365 support. Additional help articles can be found at
  • If you need assistance with Xbox Live Gold: Limited customer support for Xbox Live Gold is available at: Xbox Live Gold Support.
a) Privacy
Our Privacy Policy is a part of these Terms and Conditions and its terms are incorporated by this reference. Please read it now (by clicking on "Privacy Policy"). The policy explains how certain information about you may be used. You acknowledge and agree that Microsoft may use and store information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
b) Disclaimer of Tax Liability Regarding Items You Acquire
You acknowledge that your participation in the Offer may have tax implications for you and you are responsible for any associated taxes.
c) Your Representations & Warranties
You represent and warrant for the benefit of Microsoft that:
  • you meet the age of the legal capacity in the location where you reside
  • you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Offer Terms and Conditions
  • you meet the eligibility requirements for the Offer as set forth in the terms and conditions herein
  • all information that you submit to us is true, accurate and current
d) Miscellaneous
If any part of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Terms and Conditions shall continue in effect.
e) Offer Promoter
United States. If you live in (or, if you are a business, you are headquartered in) the United States, the Offer sponsor is Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052, US. Washington state law governs the interpretation of this Offer. You and we irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state or federal courts in King County, Washington, for all disputes arising out of or relating to this Offer that are heard in court (not arbitration and not small claims court).