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  Playfire blazes through the ONE MILLION rewards mark!
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
London, UK, 7th May 2014  – Today, the world’s fastest growing digital retailer Green Man Gaming is celebrating giving out over ONE MILLION rewards as its Playfire Rewards BETA  continues to benefit thousands of gamers worldwide.

To date, over 170,000 participants have joined the BETA, and are enjoying earning credit as they play, regardless of where they purchased their game!

This credit can be used towards anything on the Green Man Gaming site where customers can also earn credit for writing game reviews, referring friends, and trading in digital games.

"It's great to see so many people positively engaging in the BETA, and the number of participants is rapidly growing every day" said Ben Bateman, Playfire Community Manager. "Passing the epic one million mark shows gamers are not only actively playing the games they love, but are discovering new games, whilst their feedback continues to help us create a dynamic and unique rewards system."

From Friday 9th May, in celebration of the launch of the game, Playfire Rewards BETA participants can channel their inner combustable demons, and earn up to a hot £5.00 in Green Man Gaming Credit by playing  Bound by Flame , developed by Spider Studios.

Other rewards on a range of titles are updated on a daily basis. Full details can be found on the  Playfire Blog.



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 one million 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.