FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAN JOSE, Calif., September 14, 2005 — GLOBAL VR today announced that the highly anticipated
Plus Points Program is now available. Players who earn points playing EA SPORTS™ PGA TOUR® GOLF Challenge Edition are eligible for awards including gift certificates from top name merchants and specialized retailers that provide hard to find products. Travel, sporting goods, electronics, and household items are all available when players exchange their points for prizes.
“This is the feature that players and operators have been waiting for,” states Wes Harris, GLOBAL VR Director of Product Marketing. “Everyone who plays can earn points. Playing for prizes has long been frustrating for players who don’t stack up with the pros. That’s not the case anymore. You don’t have to be a pro to win, you only have to play. You only need a Players’ Card.” Play modes in Challenge Edition allow players to rack-up points while Monday Tournaments awards players prizes in Plus Points rather than cash. It’s fair to say that there is something for everyone in Challenge Edition. And while players earn points, operators reap the rewards of additional revenue. This is truly a win-win proposition.”
GLOBAL VR’s Plus Point Program is modeled after the highly successful affinity point programs of some of the most successful companies in the world. “There is hardly a person who doesn’t take advantage of rewards programs of some sort or another,” commented Jim DeRose, GLOBAL VR President, CEO and Chairman, “Rewards have simply become a way of life. We at GLOBAL VR are extremely proud to be the first company in the coin-op industry to provide players such a reward program. And from first impressions we are certain that Plus Points is here to stay.”Distributors, operators and players wanting more information on this unique program should visit the GLOBAL VR website at www.globalvr.com.
*Tournaments are not sponsored or administered by Electronic Arts or its Licensors.
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Jose, California, GLOBAL VR® is the world's leading manufacturer of coin-operated video games based on home gaming technology. GLOBAL VR® is leveraging massive investment in development of home games and triggering a renaissance in the out-of-home video game industry. GLOBAL VR® has development agreements with the world's leading game publishers Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS), Atari (NASDAQ:ATAR) that provide exclusive rights to create coin-op versions of popular home games such as EA SPORTS™ PGA TOUR® GOLF, NEED FOR SPEED™, Beach Head and Operation Blockade.
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