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If there’s anything we like here at X360A, it’s giveaways. Big ones at that. We’ve given away 35,700 Microsoft Points for a Trials Evolution HD competition, 50,400 for a Dead Space 3 competition, and 65,100 for an Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood competition, but this time, we wanted to go big. So big that it eclipses everything we’ve ever done before on this here site.

“How much bigger than 65,000 can you realistically go?” you ask, “100,000?” We could do, but still we weren’t satisfied. We’ve gone much bigger this time!

To mark the upcoming release of Splinter Cell Blacklist, we’ve teamed up with Ubisoft UK to give away 200,000 Microsoft Points. Well, 201,600 to be precise. That’s 2,100 Microsoft Points a day for 90 days, with the final day’s winner taking home 12,600 points. In case you were wondering, that’s enough Microsoft Points to buy 168 copies of Call of Juarez: Gunslinger!

Starting from the 24th of May, the start of our MCM live show where Splinter Cell Blacklist will be headlining, we’ll be giving away 2,100 Microsoft Points a day until the game’s August 23rd UK release date. Yes, the word you’re looking for is wowzers!

What do you have to do to be in with a chance of winning? Well, it’s fairly simple. You watch a video on this page and answer a question on the entry page during the competition weeks, and then just cross your fingers. What the video will be and what the question will be will differ from one week to the next, so pay attention to this page and to the schedule. Once you’ve entered for that stage, you’ll be in the mix for the duration of that stage so fear not, you can sit back and hope you’re a winner.

So that’s it folks. Put this one in the diaries, you know, for 3 months! Surely the biggest competition we’ve ever done, and most definitely the longest! Good luck!

Note: This is a Europe only competition, due to the region restrictions put on Microsoft Points by Microsoft.

Competition Rules
1. Prizes: 90 x 2,100 Microsoft Points; 1 x 12,600 Microsoft Points.
2. Duration: May 25th, 2013, 00:00 GMT – August 23rd, 2013, 23:59 GMT. All entries before and after the end date will be rendered void.
3. Restrictions:
     a.) European Xbox Live territories only, due to Microsoft Points region restrictions.
     b.) Participants must be 12 years or older to enter.
     c.) One entry per household.
4. Entry: See the “Competition Page” for details on how to enter.
5. Winner selection: Winners will be drawn after every “Stage” (see “Competition Schedule” for Stage breakdowns) and be selected by random number generator.
6. Distribution of prizes: All winners will have their Avatars and Gamertags stored in the “Hall of Fame” and will be emailed their codes to the email address they sign up with.
7. Disqualifications: Multiple entries will render all a participant’s entries void, as will any violation of one of the Restrictions (point 3.).


Competition Schedule
May 24th – MCM Splinter Cell Blacklist stage show session 1 takes place.
Stage 1 (1 week – 14,700 MSP): May 25th – May 31st - Question revolving around SCB’s Friday MCM stage show.
Stage 2 (3 weeks – 44,100 MSP): June 1st – June 21st - Question revolving around SCB’s Saturday MCM stage show.
Stage 3 (5 weeks – 73,500 MSP): June 22nd – July 26th - Question revolving around SCB’s Sunday MCM stage show.
Stage 4 (1 week – 14,700 MSP): July 27th – August 2nd – Question revolving around X360A’s SCB video #1.
Stage 5 (1 week – 14,700 MSP): August 3rd – August 9th – Question revolving around X360A’s SCB video #2.
Stage 6 (2 week 39,900 MSP): August 10th – August 23rd – Question revolving around X360A’s SCB video #3.
Competition ends.

Winners pulled at random at the end of every stage.


The competition has ended. Thank you all for participating!