Since this Microsoft have looked into it and they are looking to punish those who participated in obtaining the free codes. Microsoft has now invalidated the codes generated illegitimately and come out with the following statement:
“Codes obtained legitimately by users will not be impacted”. Microsoft found out about the generator within hours but a reported $1.2 million worth of codes were generated and used. Microsoft has said that the figures are far too high adding “We can’t share specific numbers”.
Microsoft’s full statement: