You know you’ve been putting in the time; you know you’ve dedicated yourself to finding and owning up on achievements that other gamers couldn’t find even if they had the instructions duck-tapped to their toes. So doesn’t it only seem fair that you get rewarded for all your hard work? Microsoft thinks so.
With more than 200 million achievements unlocked since its inception in November 2006. Microsoft’s Xbox Live is now teaming up with Old Spice to bring gamers a new challenge by rewarding them for their gaming skill.
As it reads in the press release, “Xbox 360 is teaming up with Old Spice to bring the first Rewards Challenge to Xbox Live. Gamers will be charged with increasing their gamerscore by 1,500 between February 12 and April 12, 2007. That s 60 days to bring your overall gamerscore up by 1,500 for the chance to earn a bounty of rewards. In order to participate, you need to have a valid Windows Live ID with your Xbox LIVE. gamercard linked, be a legal resident of the 50 United States and District of Columbia (expect future challenges to be global in scope) and at least thirteen years-old.“
With more than $500,000 at stake, including Microsoft points and free Xbox 360 games, it looks like it’s more than just a score that’s at up for grabs. You can check out further details at the Official Xbox Live Website. Below is a breakdown on what you can win and how.
Reward Package Qualifications
• Level 1 (Gamers who have an annual gamerscore between 0-4,999 at time of entry): Game Picture, Dashboard theme, Contra for Xbox LIVE Arcade
• Level 2 (5,000-9,999 annual gamerscore): Level 1 Package, 100 Microsoft Points and a contest T-shirt
• Level 3 (10,000+ annual gamerscore): Level 1 Package, 200 Microsoft Points, contest T-shirt and Fusion Frenzy 2
• In addition, Old Spice will give Level 1 and 2 the gift of experience by upgrading their Rewards Level for 2007.