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Your mother might have told you that you can't make any money playing video games, but Virgin is doing its best to prove her wrong. This week, Virgin Gaming has released a new Xbox Tournaments app featuring free and buy-in competitions.
To kick off the new campaign, players can compete for a chance at a share of $100,000. By playing FIFA 13, Madden NFL 13, NHL 13, and NBA 2K13, gamers can challenge friends and random opponents. The higher up on the leader board you land, the more money you'll earn.
Starting in May 2013, Virgin will be updating their service with premium tournaments. More titles beyond the initial four sports offerings will join the program once things begin to ramp up. To get started, visit the Virgin Gaming Xbox Tournaments portal and sign up. Finding the app on the dashboard was a bit tricky, so a search via the Bing tab (it's that one you don't often use) is probably the way to go.
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Why can't there be tournaments for L4D2 scavenge? :(
I'm sure the shooters will come in sooner or later, and they'd probably get the most people using this app from Halo and COD fans too.
Immah win me some monies den!
WOW! I wanna make some money while gaming!
I hate such stereotyped gameplay! In terms of unique gameplays, I think Age of Wushu is the most featured sandbox.
No COD tournaments? No bueno. Come on, SOMEONE make it easy to be on you Xbox Live and simply play against real competition. Gamebattles involves my lazy @ss to go from computer to Xbox, over and over again.
Uh-huh. Let me know when they start doing PS3 and PC.
Gambling on XBox. Why not?
This sponsorship is ironic.
Wow this is a really smart move on Microsofts behalf, way to make Xbox Live more worth it. Even though I can see a lot of advertising on there now for Virgin lol.
Most of you who think your gonna win some money, are probably gonna end up losing some money. Great idea though. Too bad im amazing halo player but i dont like and havent been playing 4. Still im a narutal though. Ill give it a shot at least. This kind of stuff is great.
hey fellow Xbox fans help bring kingdom hearts HD 1.5 remix to Xbox 360.
thats nice i guess .. i don't have gold or a working 360 ( 3 of them that got unreadable disc error) so i'm out , not that they're games that appeal to me :/
We'll see how this goes. I'm skeptical, but might as well try it.