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Stimulus Package buyers get reward

Seven free days of Gold, courtesy of MS.

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Microsoft is rewarding those who bought the Stimulus Package for Modern Warfare 2 with a week-long Xbox Live Gold subscription.

It's not compensation for the problems which occurred at launch, oh no, says Microsoft. It's all about giving something back.

"To thank you for your loyalty to Xbox LIVE and for buying the Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus package on day 1, we will extend your Gold membership for 7 more days of adrenaline-pumping action with your friends on LIVE," reads an on-screen message (as spotted by Kotaku.

Apparently accounts will be updated with the extra week by 1st May, so look out.

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