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One Million Recycled Xbox Gamertags for Gold Members are Releasing this Wednesday

by Camellia   on May-17-16 14:10

During the time of first-gen Xbox, many gamers registered for Xbox Live Gamertag, while some of them abandoned their IDs later. To handle it, Major Nelson (Larry Hryb) from Microsoft announced that nearly a million IDs will be offered for reuse on May 18.  

One Million Recycled Xbox Gamertags for Gold Members are Releasing this Wednesday

Since 11 AM on Wednesday, May 18 (2 AM, May 19, Beijing Time), almost one million gamertags will be provided to users who have been Xbox Live Gold member for accumulated one year and more. The gamertags will be released continuously within 24 hours, making it fairer for players all over the world.

All the gamertags coming out are from the registered gamertags in first-gen Xbox, have never been used on Xbox 360 and remained unused for a long time.

Many gamertags are in types such as proper names, pop culture references (entertainment, sports, gaming), types of food, geography and travel, science and technology, math and numbers, animals, and some of the greatest inventions of all time.

Those gamertags will be available on http://www.xbox.com/. Xbox Live Gold members can also check them out via Xbox App on Windows 10 and on the Xbox One console. Please note that you cannot get access to them on Xbox 360.

Source: https://majornelson.com/2016/05/16/recycled-xbox-gamertags-releasing-may-18th/