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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

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 hugely anticipated  Dark Souls II.

For those dying to test their medieval fantasy gaming skills, this next instalment in the hardcore action-RPG series by developers  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 the  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 other retailers,  we pay gamers to play!

Since launching in December 2013, Playfire has rewarded over 170,000 BETA participants with nearly 576,000 rewards!

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 towards  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 routine."


Our  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


Darren Cairns, EVP Marketing.


Tel: +442071352274  

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 UK. 

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  Playfire Blog). 

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.