Ars Technica has reported that Microsoft has been paying Youtube users to give positive reviews of the Xbox One. The agreement also states that users who accept this payment will say anything negative about the Xbox One, Machinima and other MS games. It has also been reported that the agreement further states that users have to keep the details of this promotional engagement to themselves.
It has been revealed that Microsoft is paying users $3 for 1000 views. Close on these heels is EA, which is paying for Battlefield 4 Levolution System.