How can I activate the code or card ordered?

Have you just placed an order for a game code or gift card through our marketplace? Or are you about to do? Then you might wish to learn more about the way to redeem. On this page, we have a step by step explanation for each platform.

ATTENTION: The e-mail message you receive, contains on the left side of the code the platform where the code can be redeemed. Please make sure you follow the right instructions matching the specified platform. A code can only be exchanged at one platform and thus doesn't work at any of the others.

Redeem an Xbox code

due to a temporary issue on the Xbox console, kindly follow the steps for 'redeem through the browser'!

A prepaid Xbox-code always contains 25 characters. These can be both letters and numbers, in a 5x5 format (five blocks of five characters). You can redeem the Xbox prepaid code, at your desktop or through your console. It's possible to redeem various prepaid codes. An example of such would be the Microsoft giftcard or the Xbox Live Gold subscription cards.

  • Redeem through the browser
    1. Visit the following page https://account.microsoft.com/billing/redeem#/
    2. Select the option Sign in
    3. Enter the 25 characters of the code and press Redeem

  • Redeem through the Xbox app or Windows 10
    1. Sign in with the Microsoft account through which you wish to redeem the code
    2. Click at the Home screen on the Store icon
    3. Press at the middle of the screen at Xbox Store and select Redeem a code
    4. Enter the 25 characters of the code and press Confirm

  • Redeem through the Xbox One
    1. Sign in with the Microsoft account through which you wish to redeem the code
    2. On the right side of the screen, press Home and select Store
    3. Select Redeem a code under Games
    4. Select Or enter the 25 characters of the code
    5. Enter the 25 characters of the code in the field Enter your code and afterwards press Enter
    6. Choose Confirm

  • Redeem through the Xbox 360
    1. Sign in with the Microsoft account through which you wish to redeem the code
    2. At your controller, press the Guide button
    3. Select Redeem a code under Games
    4. Choose for Games and apps and then select Redeem code
    5. Enter the 25 characters of the code and press Ready
    6. Lastly, select Yes

Redeem a PlayStation code

A prepaid PlayStation-code always consist of 12 characters. These can be both numbers and letters. It is possible to redeem a PlayStation prepaid code at your computer or through your console. Keep in mind it's only possible to redeem such prepaid code, that was issued for your accounts country. Do you have a Dutch account? Then only a Dutch PlayStation prepaid code will work on it.

  • Redeem through the browser
    1. Visit the following page https://account.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/pc/login.action?request
    2. Log in with your PlayStation account and select Accountsettings
    3. Select Redeem a prepaidcard at the left side of the screen
    4. Enter the 12 characters of the code and press Continue

  • Redeem through the PlayStation 3
    1. Log in with the account you wish to redeem the code at
    2. Select Accountmanagement and then press Redeem code
    3. Enter the 12 characters of the code and press Continue

  • Redeem through the PlayStation 4
    1. Log in with the account you wish to redeem the code at
    2. Select Configuration and then choose PlayStation Network
    3. Select Accountinformatiom and then choose Wallet
    4. Select Add funds and press the X-button
    5. Select Redeem code
    6. Enter the 12 digits of the code and press Continue

Redeem a Social Club code (Grand Theft Auto)

A prepaid Social Club code contains both letters and numbers. It is only possible to redeem a Social Club code through your computer. We will explain how this works bellow:

  1. Visit the website http://socialclub.rockstargames.com/activate
  2. If you do not have a Rockstar account:
    • Create an account following the instructions
    • Re-visit http://socialclub.rockstargames.com/activate
  3. Select the option use rockstar code
  4. Enter the code you received

Redeem a UPlay code

A prepaid UPlay-code contains both letters and numbers. It is only possible to redeem a UPlay code through your computer. We will explain bellow how this would work:

  • I do not have UPlay
    1. Download UPlay from this page https://www.uplay.com
    2. Press the button Download Uplay on PC
    3. Save the file UplayInstaller.exe to your disk
    4. Open the file and follow the UPlay instructions

  • I do not have a UPlay account
    1. Start UPlay via it's desktop icon
    2. You should now see the UPlay login screen
    3. Choose for Create a new account
    4. Follow the steps for registration
    5. You can now login at the screen described in step 2

  • I do (now) have a UPlay account
    1. Start UPlay via it's desktop icon
    2. Login with your account
    3. Press the settings icon in the right upper corner
    4. Choose the option Activate Product
    5. Follow the instructions given and enter the code you received via e-mail

Redeem a Steam code

A prepaid Steam code contains both letters and numbers. You can redeem a Steam code through your computer. Read our instructions bellow to find out the way this works:

  • I do not have Steam
    1. Download Steam from this page https://www.steampowered.com
    2. Press the button Install Steam
    3. Press Install Steam Now in the new page
    4. Store the file Steaminstall.msi to your disk
    5. Open the file and follow the instructions given by Steam

  • I do not have a Steam account
    1. Start Steam via it's desktop icon
    2. You will now see the Steam login screen
    3. Select Create new Account and again Create new account
    4. Follow the steps for registrations
    5. You can now login at the screen in step 2

  • I (now) have a Steam account
    1. Start Steam via it's desktop icon
    2. Login with your Steam account
    3. Press the Games Menu
    4. Select the option Activate a product on Steam...
    5. Follow the steps on screen and enter the code you received via e-mail

Microsoft Windows (OEM)

Did you buy a Microsoft Windows OEM activation code? Please make sure you follow the steps bellow on a clean installation. First, follow the wizard at the following page https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 from where you can download the files and start the installation. After the installation, it's possible to activate Windows 10 as described bellow:

  1. Press with the right mouse button at the Windows start icon
  2. Choose the control panel
  3. Now select System and Security and afterwards System
  4. In the right bottom corner you will find Activate product key of Change product key, press it
  5. Here you can enter the code you received via e-mail

Redeem an EA Origin code

Have you just bought an Origin game code? It's good to know the code should contain both numbers and letters. You can activate the code with the instructions written bellow:

  • I do not have Origin
    1. Download Origin from the following site https://www.origin.com
    2. Press the button Download Origin
    3. Now select Download Origin for PC in the new page
    4. Save the file OriginThinSetup.exe to your disk
    5. Open the file and follow the instructions provided by Origin

  • I do not have an Origin account
    1. Start Origin via it's desktop icon
    2. You will now see the login screen
    3. In this screen, select create an account
    4. Follow the steps for registration
    5. You may now login at the screen from step 2

  • I (now) have an Origin account
    1. Start Origin via it's desktop icon
    2. Login with your Origin account
    3. Select the Origin Menu in the bar at the left upper corner
    4. Choose the option Redeem a product code...
    5. Follow the steps on screen and enter the code you received by e-mail.