Universe at War: Earth Assault “Play & Win” Promotion Announced


In partnership with Games for Windows – LIVE, Sega has announced plans for a “Play & Win” Promotion to celebrate the launch of Universe at War: Earth Assault, Petroglyph’s epic sci-fi RTS title coming to PC in early December (next week I think) and to Xbox 360 in Q1 2008. During the 72-hour online event, which will begin on December 14th and run through the 16th, all LIVE subscribers that register and play Universe at War online will have a chance at winning a variety of prizes that will be given out every hour. Prizes will range from small trinkets like strategy guides, T-shirts and mouse pads, up to an uber grand prize package containing a custom built Universe at War-themed gaming rig.

On the 14th, players will also get the opportunity to take on members of the Petroglyph dev team, who will be logged on looking for battle between the hours of 6pm to 10pm EST (3pm to 7pm PST). Hit the jump for full details on the prizes and a list of the Petroglyph team’s gamer tags so you know who to look out for.

Play & Win Prizes consist of the following:

– Grand Prize (Quantity 1): Custom Built gaming Windows Vista PC with Universe at War art on the PC case, 24” widescreen Dell monitor, Sidewinder mouse, Games for Windows Jacket, Universe at War Art Book, Universe at War Brady Games Strategy Guide, 1-yr Gold membership card for Games for Windows -LIVE, Universe at War mouse-pad

– Second Prize (Quantity 3): NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT graphics card, Sidewinder mouse, Universe at War Brady Games Strategy Guide, 1-yr Gold membership card for Games for Windows -LIVE, Universe at War mouse-pad

– Hourly Prize Package (Quantity 68): Universe at War Brady Games Strategy Guide, Games for Windows T-shirt, 1-yr Gold membership card for Games for Windows -LIVE, Universe at War mouse-pad

How to recognize Petroglyph developers you can play with:

The team at Petroglyph will be playing under the following gamer tags. Make sure to look out for them to get a chance at playing with the creators of Universe at War: Earth Assault.

UaWProd, Ted M – Producer

UaWAssocProd, Jeff J – Assoc. Producer

UaWCommMgr, Chris A – Community Manager

UaWDes4, Chris R – Designer

UaWLeadDes, Steve C – Lead Designer

UaWDes1, Rick D – Designer

UaWDes2, Jeff S – Designer

UaWDes3, Dan E – Designer

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