Earn points for playing games and cash them in for swag
When it comes right down to it, the primary reason why most of us buy a discrete graphics cards is to play games. That's part of what made AMD's "Never Settle" bundles so awesome, and now the Sunnyvale chip designer has another promotion for gamers. It's called AMD Rewards and it's a program that gives Radeon and AMD APU owners a chance to claim prizes with points earned through the company's Gaming Evolved app.
The Gaming Evolved app keeps your games optimized by auto-configuring the best settings for your setup. It also allows you to broadcast your game play via Twitch while you chat with others (or watch other games play), take screenshots, and more. With the AMD Rewards program, you can earn points by using the app to play games, as well as other activities, and then redeem them for physical goods.
"We are thankful for the millions of gamers that support the AMD Radeon brand by using the AMD Gaming Evolved Powered by Raptr," said Darren McPhee, director, Graphics Marketing, AMD. "The AMD Rewards program is our way of thanking our loyal customers and giving back to the community that has given so much to us."
At launch, AMD will have available $5 million worth of rewards. They'll include Radeon R9 Series graphics cards, over 100,000 copies of games, Astro gaming headsets, GameFly subscriptions, Gunnar gaming eyewear, discounts, and more.