How to Buy a Digital Game as a Gift On The Microsoft Store?

The Microsoft Store offers a wide range of video games for purchase and is even the exclusive store for purchasing games for Xbox One and X Series consoles.

Please note that the number of gifts is limited to two copies per title on sale, and to 10 items on sale per 14-day period.

How to Buy a Digital Game as a Gift on the Microsoft Store?

If you want to discover a video game for one of your friends, you can turn to the Microsoft Store to offer him a video game as a gift.

On the PC app

  1. Go to the store and click on the game of your choice
  2. Click on “Buy as gift” just below “Buy to own
  3. You must then verify your identity by entering your Microsoft secret code
  4. You will then have the opportunity to enter the recipient’s email address who will receive an email with the game download code
  5. Pay for your purchase

On the website

  1. Click on the game of your choice
  2. Click on “Buy Now
  3. A new tab opens
  4. Click on the gift icon on the same line as “Buy Now” and right next to the cart icon
  5. You will then have the option to enter the recipient’s email and they will receive an email with the game download code
  6. Pay for your purchase

On Xbox One and Series X|S

  1. Go to the Microsoft Store by clicking on the shopping cart with the Windows symbol
  2. Look for the game you want to give as a gift
  3. Press the gift icon
  4. You can then choose the recipient of the gift by searching through your Xbox friends or by entering their email address
  5. Pay for the purchase
  6. A notification will be sent to the recipient who can then pick up the game

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