How Do You Buy Games on Xbox One With Gift Card?

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By Ralph Torres

Are you excited to buy games on Xbox One but don’t have a credit card? Don’t worry, you can use gift cards to make purchases on the console. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to buy games on Xbox One with a gift card.

Step 1: Purchase an Xbox Gift Card

First things first, you need to purchase an Xbox gift card. You can buy the card from any authorized retailer or online store. The gift card comes in various denominations ranging from $10 to $100.


Make sure to purchase the gift card that is compatible with your region. For example, if you’re in the US, make sure to buy a US gift card.

Step 2: Redeem the Gift Card

Once you have purchased the Xbox gift card, it’s time to redeem it. Follow these steps:

  • Turn on your Xbox One console and sign in to your Microsoft account.
  • Select the Microsoft Store icon.
  • Select ‘Redeem a code’ from the drop-down menu.
  • Enter the code on your Xbox gift card and select ‘Redeem’.
  • The balance will be added to your Microsoft account.


You can also redeem the code through your web browser by visiting

Step 3: Buy Games

Now that you have redeemed your gift card successfully, it’s time to buy some games. Follow these steps:

  • Select the game you want to purchase from the Microsoft Store.
  • Select ‘Buy’ or ‘Get’ (if it’s a free game).
  • Select ‘Confirm Purchase’.
  • The game will start downloading automatically.


Make sure to check the price of the game before purchasing it. The gift card balance must be sufficient to cover the cost of the game.


Buying games on Xbox One with a gift card is easy and convenient. Just make sure to purchase the right gift card for your region and redeem it correctly.

With these simple steps, you can enjoy your favorite games without worrying about credit card payments. Happy gaming!