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'Xbox Gamertags': Xbox Live Releases ;One Million Inactive Gamertags Today! [STEPS & LINKS]

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Microsoft begins releasing roughly one million Gamertags will be given to Xbox Live Gold members.
Microsoft begins releasing roughly one million Gamertags will be given to Xbox Live Gold members.
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Starting on today, May 18th at 2:00pm ET or 11:00AM PT, Microsoft begins releasing roughly one million Gamertags will be given to Xbox Live Gold members. Those who have active subscriptions for at least 1 year of cumulative Xbox Live Gold tenure are qualified. These Gamertags will be released in a 24-hour period, to give the all the fans across the globe an access to the freebies.

Access these pre-loved Gamertags on this link - Xbox. This is the most suitable way to make change in Gamertag. Xbox Live Gold members are also privileged to access these Gamertags in the Xbox App the Xbox One console and on Windows 10. Meanwhile, Xbox 360 holders will have to go through Xbox.com, an Xbox One console or the Xbox App on Windows 10 to chip in. Remember that the given access to these newly-released Gamertags is not made available from the Xbox 360 console. 

For those who want to change their Gamertag on the web, you may click on this link - Gamertag Change. When the gamertag has been changed, all current data including Achievements, Gamerscore and even the Friends list will be ported to the new registered gamertag.

Listening from the customers' feedback prompted Microsoft to release all the inactive Gamertag for Xbox Live. These gamertags are the means of support for gaming on an Xbox. They are used to help gamers find friends, recognize a person and track statistics. Meanwhile, Microsoft has been receiving mixed reviews over the last few years for blocking users to sign up with certain names that should have been available, PC Mag reported.

Microsoft did not provide the name and label of the new gamertags but they will include the following:

  • Proper Names
  • Pop culture references (Entertainment, sports, gaming)
  • Types of Food
  • Geography and Travel
  • Science and Technology
  • Math and Numbers
  • Animals
  • Some of the greatest inventions of all time

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