Microsoft’s throwing open the doors on Xbox Live account migration worldwide for its Xbox 360 consoles, today announcing that XBL accounts are now transferable from region-to-region. That includes everything in your Gold level account: Achievements, virtual monies, Gamerscore, and that gorgeous Avatar.
Previously, moving from one country to another meant walking away from the Xbox Live-based identity you’d grown so accustomed to — a real shame, especially for folks who’d stocked up on Xbox Live Points during holiday sales ( ahem ).
Of course, some regional restrictions still apply when you migrate your account — some services, games, subscriptions, and other digital content disappears depending on regional availability. Microsoft may’ve opened its borders, but digital content license holders still won’t .