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Rest your soul at a bonfire...
replenish your Credit with Playfire!
London, UK, 23rd
April 2014 – Today, the
world’s fastest growing digital retailer
Green Man Gaming announced it will be
attaching a whopping £5.50 worth of
Playfire Rewards to the
Dark Souls II.
For those dying to test their medieval fantasy gaming skills,
this next instalment in the hardcore action-RPG series by
From Software will challenge even the most talented
and bravest of knights.
To reward gamers for their dedication, as well as being
able to earn up to £5.50 of GMG Credit for unlocking
achievements, anyone who
plays Dark Souls II within the first 3 days of its 24th April
release will also get a bonus £0.50, whilst new users to
Playfire can enjoy £1.50 for linking their Steam account
within the first week
(24th April - 30th April).
How the Playfire Rewards BETA is blazing a trail!
The most defining truth about Green Man Gaming is that unlike
we pay gamers to play!
Since launching in December 2013, Playfire has rewarded
over 170,000 BETA participants with nearly 576,000
By joining the
Playfire Rewards BETA, users
are credited for playing games linked to their account, regardless
of where they purchased their game! This credit can be then used
anything on the Green Man Gaming site where customers
can also earn credit for making purchases, writing game reviews,
referring friends, and trading in digital games.
We think it’s really important to reward positive game
play, and to encourage gamers across the world to play more of the
games they love or discover new games.
We know this works! Our community told us:
"Playfire Rewards has been quite a motivating force in getting
me to clear my backlog and finance future purchases. I enjoy using
this service quite a lot and it's become part of my daily
JOIN THE BETA TODAY!!
Dark Souls II special
rewards package is just the first of many exciting packages we have
lined up for the BETA in the coming months.
Haven't got a copy of Dark Souls II yet? Take an adventurous
25% off with this voucher* code:
*Voucher code only applicable against Dark Souls II PC
download version. Voucher Duration: starts Wednesday 23rd April
11:00UTC, ends Friday 25th April 16:00UTC Voucher not valid on any
other titles, applicable worldwide
For more information please contact:
Tracey McGarrigan, PR Manager
Cairns, EVP Marketing.
About Green Man Gaming and Playfire
Green Man Gaming, based in the heart of London,
UK, is world’s fastest growing multi-platform digital
retailer targeting core gamers through its unique data-driven
social commerce website. Green Man Gaming continued its impressive
growth in 2013, doubling both unique purchasers and revenue. Green
Man Gaming currently sells over 4,500 games from over 300
publishing partners in over 180 territories worldwide, as well as
offering PlayStation and Xbox consoles and accessories in the
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
its new Playfire Rewards BETA program, Green Man Gaming is
incentivising gameplay and encouraging new users to earn their way
to new games and content by offering credit to spend on anything on
the Green Man Gaming store. To date, Green Man Gaming has given out
over 576,000 rewards, which change daily (details of which can be
found on the
Green Man Gaming was featured in The Sunday Times Tech 100
“Ones to Watch” for 2014, and has been named as one of
the 50 hottest tech companies that the UK Government want to
support to IPO as part of the Future Fifty programme. Furthermore,
Green Man Gaming was listed in the “Silicon Valley Comes to
the UK” (SVC2UK) top 100 companies with the potential to
reach £100m in revenue within three to five years.