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hi,

I read online that you can change windows 10 region and buy gift cards to get some games pretty cheap. so first I just wanted to check out the russian store. 

I opened recore store page and checked the price. I was thinking about getting a gift card, but instead I clicked on buy to check alternative payment methods.

Instead of giving me the payment methods, the game just began to download. first I thought it must be a demo. but after playing around 3h I doubt that this is a demo. than I read it's part of the game pass service but I couldn't find any active services running on my account. furthermore my account has no private information or any paymentt methods. after that 3h I didn't gett a single achievment. so I don't know what is going on ..



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ruffy37 said:

hi,

I read online that you can change windows 10 region and buy gift cards to get some games pretty cheap. so first I just wanted to check out the russian store. 

I opened recore store page and checked the price. I was thinking about getting a gift card, but instead I clicked on buy to check alternative payment methods.

Instead of giving me the payment methods, the game just began to download. first I thought it must be a demo. but after playing around 3h I doubt that this is a demo. than I read it's part of the game pass service but I couldn't find any active services running on my account. furthermore my account has no private information or any paymentt methods. after that 3h I didn't gett a single achievment. so I don't know what is going on ..

This has happened with multiple games. When Gears 4 launched you could change your region to Turkey and get the game for $9. 



Probably the free gamepass trial. You can check your membership status for Gold, Game Pass and EA Access here: https://account.microsoft.com/services/



Conina said:

Probably the free gamepass trial. You can check your membership status for Gold, Game Pass and EA Access here: https://account.microsoft.com/services/

nothing of the 3 is listed there



this bug or whatever it is still persists. gear of war 4 was added to xbox game pass. I was on the german win10 store, if I pressed on buy I was redirected to enter payment information. then I went back and could click on xbox one game pass, I clicked on 14 day trial and it still asked for payment information.

then I switched to the russian store. went to gears of war 4, pressed "buy" and I got it for free.

when I go the store abonment page on german and on russian, both lists were empty. then I went to the russian xbox game pass site and clicked on 14 day trial, still they asked for payment information.

for the record, I have never entered any payment information. I will check again on the 5. dec if the games are still working. not sure what to do now, a little afraid to play those games, afraid to ask microsoft becuase then they might brand me as a criminal. altough they don't have any privat infomration of me (besides my ip and their possible "big brother" tools)