[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
London, 9th December 2013 – Green Man Gaming
http://www.greenmangaming.com), the world’s
fastest growing social commerce platform for core gamers, is happy
to announce that today it launched the Xbox One tracking BETA on
its Playfire (
https://www.playfire.com/) service; the social
network where gamers can track their in-game achievements.
With over 150 million systems sold globally since
launch, the Xbox One’s user base has spent over 50 million
hours in games and entertainment, and has achieved over 415 million
Gamerscore Points. From today, Xbox One gamers can use Playfire to
not only track their Gamerscore and achievements, but to check out
what the most popular Xbox One titles are, see what their friends
and the Playfire community are playing, and get buzzing about the
“We're pleased that Playfire
is one of the first services to support Xbox One game tracking and
deliver this so quickly to our hungry community" said Paul Sulyok,
CEO of Green Man Gaming and Playfire. "Having a dedicated
development team working hard on building a new future for Playfire
means we can respond to new platform requirements and changes in a
very agile way."
The Playfire community has already
logged 1.5 billion achievements and trophies which is sure to
rapidly swell as next-gen gamers are welcomed to the service. For
more information or to join in the conversation, visit the Playfire
For more information please contact:
Tracey McGarrigan, PR Manager
Darren Cairns, EVP Marketing.
About Green Man Gaming and Playfire
Founded in 2010, Green Man Gaming is the leading
UK-based digital retailer for PC games, selling more than 4,000
titles from over 250 publishing partners in over 190 countries
around the world. Green Man Gaming extended the consumer offer
further, launching online retail sales of PC-DVD, Xbox 360, Xbox
One, PS3 and PS4 games as well as current and next-gen consoles and
peripherals, offering even more choice to the gaming market.
In July 2012, Green Man Gaming acquired Playfire, a
huge and vibrant global social network of core gamers. This service
allows consumers to automatically track their in-game achievements,
trophies and gameplay, as well as follow other gamers’
achievements and conversations about the games they love.
With over 950m game data points registered by the large
global network of gamers and 1.5 billion achievements and trophies
won, Playfire has become a vital part of Green Man Gaming’s
focus on service for the core gaming audience.
Green Man Gaming recently launched a Trade-in and
Pre-owned service for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4 games in the
UK and will be expanding this further in the next 12 months. Green
Man Gaming has already operated a unique platform (patent-pending)
for managing digital game trade-in and resale since 2010.
Green Man Gaming’s listing in The Sunday Times
Tech Track 100 “Ones to Watch” list can be found at
More information on Green Man Gaming’s inclusion
in the Future Fifty programme can be found at
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