Payment + Pricing

Payment options

You can purchase items from Microsoft Store using any of the following card types

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • PayPal

Microsoft Store does not accept checks, money orders, Microsoft Retail Gift Cards or other forms of payment. Currently Microsoft Retail Gift Cards may only be used at participating Microsoft Store retail locations. Please see the Retail Gift Card Agreement for more information about Microsoft Store Retail Gift Cards.


Please see our Terms of Use And Sale for important information on our pricing policies.

Pre-order price guarantee

The advertised price for pre-order items may increase or decrease prior to the date the product is released to the public. However, you’ll only be charged the lowest price offered between the time you place your pre-order and the date the product is released to the public. Also, we won't charge your credit card until you download the product or we ship it to you. The Pre-Order Price Guarantee only applies to pre-order items and prices offered on the Microsoft Store. It does not apply to items and prices advertised by other sellers, prices inclusive of taxes, shipping charges, or typographical errors. For pre-order offers based on an estimated price rather than the official price, the Pre-Order Price Guarantee only applies to and will be based on the official price for the item when announced.

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