THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that Margaritaville Online will
launch in January and
is now in Closed Beta. A select number of
lucky players will join the "Buffett Beta Club” and experience the
carefree, free-to-play paradise based on the lifestyle of legendary
singer, songwriter and author Jimmy Buffett.
Buffett Beta Club members will have the chance to venture through Margaritaville
Online in its current pre-release state, giving them access to play
and party with great music and frozen concoctions. Additionally, those
that join the exclusive club and provide their feedback will receive
premium rewards, achievements and badges, along with a special treasure
chest at the game’s official launch.
Players can join the party by visiting www.facebook.com/MargaritavilleGame
and clicking "Go to App” to see if space is available. Membership is
limited, but new batches of aspiring Margaritaville Online
players will periodically be admitted throughout the test period. If
membership is full, users can "Like” the game to receive updates when
spots become available.
ABOUT MARGARITAVILLE ONLINE
Set in an immersive 3D virtual tropical paradise featuring island
exploration, exotic adventures and playful mini-games, the game follows
the themes and stories of Buffett's songs, allowing players to explore
the iconic laid-back lifestyle he has been creating for decades. The
game is scheduled to go live on January 18, 2012, at which time players
will be able to escape to this virtual playground that reminds them it’s
5 o’clock somewhere! The game is free-to-play with optional
Margaritaville Online is developed by Exploding Barrel Games and
published by THQ. The game is now in Closed Beta for Facebook and
will be available for iPad® and iPhone® in January.
Media assets are available here: http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=1188.
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