3 Million In-Game Prizes Handed Out Over Christmas in Stronghold Kingdoms

London , UK3 rd January, 2012 – Over the Christmas period Firefly Studios gave away more than 3,000,000 in-game items as prizes in the Stronghold Kingdoms Christmas Giveaway.

After logging in, players of the free-to-play online strategy game were greeted with 20 days of free prizes and festive graphics. In that time a massive 3,300,000 cards were snatched up, in addition to 125,000 rare Premium Tokens which were handed out to Lords and Ladies of English, German, French and Russian descent. The competition was made available across all game worlds and lasted until 1 st January 2013.

Nick Tannahill, Marketing Manager at Firefly Studios is ecstatic about the response from players. “This is the first time we have run a full seasonal event in Stronghold Kingdoms and it’s fantastic to have such a positive response from players. You can certainly look forward to more events in 2013”. Over 140,000 players took part in the competition, some winning 100 strategy cards or more.

More information on Stronghold Kingdoms can be found at www.strongholdkingdoms.com. We can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/StrongholdKingdoms and on Twitter @SHKingdoms.

About Stronghold Kingdoms

Stronghold Kingdoms is the medieval online castle game. Join hundreds of thousands of players in a rich world of Lords, Ladies, Bumpkins and Barons as you build your village, research new technology and strive to be the greatest in the land. Construct mighty castles to defend your lands against insolent intruders, develop your economy and trade your way to victory, lead your fellow noblemen to war and control of the Kingdom. Build, besiege, pillage, farm, explore, research, vote, trade and banquet your way to the throne!

About Firefly Studios

Firefly Studios is an independent PC game developer specialising in real-time strategy and MMO titles. Formed in 1999 by Simon Bradbury and Eric Ouellette, the company has brought to market a number of high profile and commercially successful strategy games, including the Stronghold series with lifetime sales of over five million. Firefly has offices in the UK and US. For more information please visit their website at www.fireflyworlds.com or follow @fireflyworlds on Twitter.

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