Replace xbox one accessories for non console owners
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I am a PC gamer. Recently my xbox one controller stopped working. I called Microsoft support to see about them replacing it, as it clearly states on the box that it has a 90 day warranty. I purchased the device the 27th of February 2015. I began my call at around 3pm. Spoke with a very nice lady for about 45 minutes. She was going to replace my device but was having trouble figuring out how. Somehow I was disconnected. So I called back, was on the phone with a technician for about 15 minutes before I was hung up on, again. Called back one more time. This time I was not disconnected, I spoke with a young lady for over an hour, she couldn't figure out how to process the repair/replacement. Eventually she spoke with her supervisor, he stated that because I did not own an xbox one console, they would not honor the warranty (so clearly stated on the back of the packaging) because they didn't have a serial number to enter into their system.
This affects all PC gamers as well as console owners. If you have a used console, and buy a controller, who is to say they will honor your warranty. After all, your console is second hand, and has already been registered to someone else.
All I am asking, is for Microsoft to honor the warranty that is so clearly stated on the packaging. I don't think that is a lot to ask. So if you would like to help support this cause, even if you may not be affected by it, your support would be greatly appreciated.
I thank you for your time, Sincerely
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