Microsoft Makes It Easier For Military Members To Play Xbox Online

Until now, Microsoft made it difficult for those living on military bases to game online, refusing to accept Military State codes such as AE (Armed Forces Europe), AA (Armed Forces of the Americas) or AP (Armed Forces Pacific) as options for Xbox Live members to list their credit card billing addresses.

Now that’s all changed, reports the Xbox mouthpiece codenamed Major Nelson on his blog. Military families will now find it easier to pal around with friends in online games.

Major Nelson thanks the troops for everything they do in the post, but fails to explain why it took so long to take care of them.

Military States billing options now available on Xbox LIVE [Major Nelson]