Microsoft last week added a new app called Digital Gift Cards to the Windows Phone Store which allows you to purchase apps, games, music, movie and other digital media from both Xbox and Windows Stores.
Digital Gift Cards for Xbox and Windows Stores
This new app app lets you send personalized digital gift cards to friends and family that they can use in the Xbox and Windows Stores. This is just in time if you’re looking for something to give the Microsoft geek who seems to have everything already.
Here’s a look at the app’s features from the Windows Phone Store:
Digital gift cards for Xbox and Windows stores are a fast and easy way to send fun and personalized gift cards to your family and friends.
• Let them choose. With digital gift cards for Xbox and Windows stores, they choose their own apps, games, music, movies, and TV shows on their wish list.
• Make it personal. Select your gift by occasion and interests, include a personal note, and the gift card will be emailed right away.
• Plan ahead. Pre-schedule your gifts for delivery on a specific date.
• Need a last minute gift idea? Digital gift cards for Xbox and Windows stores make a perfect gift for a birthday, holiday, an allowance, or to just to say thanks.
• Select a gift by occasion and interests.
• Include a personal note.
• Easily select friends and family from your contact list.
• Send your gift today or select a future delivery date – no shipping deadlines or last minute trips to the store.
• The perfect “add-on” for family and friends receiving an Xbox or Windows device.
• Track and manage your gifts using the History feature.
• Recipients can choose great content from the Xbox and Windows stores to be enjoyed on their Windows 8 phone, PC, tablet, or Xbox.