Microsoft announces Xbox Live Gold Rush program in select Asian countries

Microsoft India has kicked off a new Gold Rush promotion for Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers. The promotion is open for all gamers with a Gamertag profile registered under India, Singapore, Taiwan, and Korea and continues till June 30, 2014.

Xbox LIVE Gold is a premium multiplayer gaming network that offers free games, exclusive member discounts, and entertainment for your Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

If you are an active Xbox Live Gold subscriber during the promotion period, you’re already in the draw. For a limited time only, just walk into any participating retailer and score yourself 36 free games when purchasing a 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscription. Free games include two fan favorite game titles to keep every month and a selection of free-to-play blockbuster titles including World of Tanks, Warface, and Happy Wars. Gamers can also redeem nine Xbox Arcade Games absolutely free.

“We wanted to create a real sense of community for our fans and allow them to enjoy great benefits of Xbox LIVE Gold. Gold Rush captures the energy and passion of the world’s largest social network in the comforts of your living room.”- Anshu Mor, Director- Interactive Entertainment Business, Microsoft India

Microsoft is also giving away an epic Gold Rush suitcase full of gaming goodies worth INR 300,000 (US $5000) approximately. The prize includes a 100g Gold Bar, a Titanfall Collector's Edition for Xbox 360, an Xbox 360 Special Edition Chrome series controller (Gold), and an Xbox Live 12-Month Gold Subscription Card. In addition, eight lucky members will also be picked at random to win an Xbox Live 12-Month Gold Subscription Card worth SGD 60/ INR 2,500/ HKD 400/ TWD 1,500.

Source: Xbox Gold Rush

Abhishek Baxi