London, UK: Game Domain International Ltd (GDI), a company specialising in a new high speed digital delivery service for games, and the UK's leading social networking site Bebo today announced an ongoing partnership to bring its new games on demand service, AWOMO ('A World Of My Own') to Bebo users.
Bebo members who participate in the Beta Test, expected to begin in July, will be eligible to win the ultimate Golden Ticket– free gaming within AWOMO for life.
"We're delighted to bring the AWOMO experience to Bebo users and afford them the opportunity to participate in the Beta test," said Chris Gorman OBE, Director of GDI Ltd. "As well as having the chance to play from a selection of over 50 PC games for free for the duration of the Beta test, Beboers who join will be forever identified as an "Island Elder" within the virtual 3D world with their own virtual item unique to the Bebo community."
"Our users have grown up accustomed to living their lives online and many are adept at playing computer games of extraordinary complexity," added Joanna Shields, President, International at Bebo. Bebo users like to be ahead of the curve and our partnership with GDI allows them to be involved at the very beginning of what is an extremely exciting advancement in the gaming industry.
GDI Ltd recently announced that it has opened the registration for the free Beta test of AWOMO ('A World Of My Own'), a revolutionary game digital delivery service embedded within a 3D "virtual world" island paradise for gamers, in which launching a game is as simple as walking into a building.
Unlike other online delivery services, which require the entire game to be downloaded before the gamer starts playing, AWOMO delivers the same game playable in a matter of minutes on a standard broadband connection using GDI's new proprietary technology.
Over 50 PC games will be in the trial, with no charge to gamers who sign up. The first gamers to set foot within AWOMO will also have access to a number of custom virtual items that will forever identify them as founder members of the community.
There will also be AWOMO subscriptions to be won, and introductory offers for the final service when it goes live. And for those who take their gaming super-seriously, there is the chance to become a member of the elite tester unit– a group of Beta testers chosen as permanent members of the GDI test team.
To sign up for the AWOMO Beta Test through Bebo and qualify for the Golden Ticket draw and special offers, visit www.awomo.bebo.com.
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Bebo is a global social networking website which aims to bring together like minded individuals who are creative, expressive and socially aware. Bebo has 35 million members worldwide and is the largest social network in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand and one of the top 3 social networks in the US, Canada and Australia. Over 90% of Bebo users are under the age of 35 and the site is one of the fastest growing on the Internet, with 5 users signing up each second.
Bebo is also one of the world's most engaging websites, ranked #3 in the UK after Google and MSN*.
Bebo won the People's Choice award in the Social Networking category at the 2006 Webby awards and was named as the number one search term in the Year-End Google Zeitgeist 2006.
Bebo was founded in 2005 by Michael and Xochi Birch.
*Source: comScore World Metrix
Terms and Conditions for Golden Ticket Offer
Terms and conditions apply to this offer. The Golden Ticket grants free access for life based on the AWOMO basic package available at launch of the service. Additional purchases will be at the expense of the winner.
Membership, discounts and privileges only apply to original member and are non transferable. The prize winner will be the first entry drawn at random after the competition closes on 11.59pm on August 31st 2007. The prize must be accepted as offered. No purchase necessary. AWOMO's decision is final. Qualification for entry to the Golden Ticket draw is subject to the entrants' participation in the AWOMO Beta Test. Registering alone does not grant you entry to the draw. By registering for the promotion you agree to being contacted outside of the original website where you heard about this offer by the AWOMO Beta Team, including instructions on how to participate and newsletters via email. The Golden Ticket is not exchangeable for cash.