*UPDATE*: This promotion has expired.
You may have noticed the adverts in-game about an intriguing new way to play FIFA 11. We’re talking about VirginGaming.com, an online service that allows you to challenge other gamers to play matches online for real money in a safe and secure environment.
One of the features that sets Virgin Gaming apart is that their service is fully integrated with FIFA 11, so they get match results directly from our servers using our Nucleus technology. This, along with their skill-rating system and community feedback features, means you can play at your level without having to worry about facing off with a poor sport or getting badly mismatched. In fact, Virgin Gaming is the only competitive gaming site officially sanctioned by EA SPORTS to offer our games for cash play and tournaments, so you can play with confidence.
To help introduce this idea to FIFA fans, Virgin Gaming has extended an exclusive sign-up bonus hoping you’ll give them a try and provide some feedback. The offer is a free $5 (US) credit deposited to your Virgin Gaming account, which you can use to play head-to-head matches and daily tournaments for cash. This free bonus is available to new Virgin Gaming members only, and it expires 15 August 2011, so get your bonus while you can!
We think this is a great opportunity for you to try an exciting new way to play while helping Virgin Gaming improve their service. Both the Playstation®3 and Xbox 360 are supported, and you can enjoy a number of other EA SPORTS games there as well.
Visit this special sign-up page to get your bonus, play a few matches and let us know in the comments what you think. Virgin Gaming is committed to listening to your ideas and building the best experience possible for competitive play online.