It was announced yesterday that Microsoft would doon Windows 8 Marketplace - while still accepting Microsoft Points - which led some people to believe that Microsoft Points were on the way out. Microsoft has refuted that idea, saying Xbox Live Marketplace would still use MSP.
A Microsoft spokesperson related, "Current Xbox Live customers may also make a purchase using points. Microsoft Points continue to be the currency for purchasing content for the Xbox 360 console.”
This isn't the firststating Microsoft Points were on the way out.
Microsoft: Xbox Live Marketplace will still use Microsoft Points
10 October 2012 | By JonahFalcon