Xbox Live is doing away with Microsoft Points when the Xbox One launches, Microsoft's Marc Whitten just said at E3. Everything will then be priced in local currency.
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Red Dead Online’s economy is based on two currencies: cash and gold bars. At launch, it was only possible to get these currencies by playing the game but gold also became available today as a premium currency purchasable with real money. You can just plop down $US9.99 ($14) for 25 bars instead of earning them in-game, though you may not feel the urge to spend them.