Play to Earn: Castle Crashers & BattleBlock Theater

Major Nelson announced earlier today that Microsoft will be doing a new rewards program called  MyPunchcard, an exclusive feature for Xbox LIVE Rewards Members, and it starts on April 1st! 

This April, with Microsoft’s exclusive Play To Earn offers, your passion for playing arcade games can pay off in a big way. By simply playing your favorite arcade games and adding to your game collection, you can earn rewards in April.

Here are the three ways you can earn rewards all month long.

  1. Play 20 hours of any combination of arcade games, receive a free avatar item
  2. Purchase any four arcade games for 400 Microsoft Points or more from Xbox LIVE, receive a one month Xbox LIVE Gold membership
  3. Spend 3200 Microsoft Points on arcade games, receive 800 Microsoft Points in return. 

It’s easy and fun, you can earn for playing and or buying ANY arcade game from Xbox LIVE, like Castle Crashers! BattleBlock Theater will also be a part of the Play To Earn offer as it releases Wednesday, April 3rd! 

You’ll need to be an Xbox LIVE Rewards member to sign up and learn more on