Redbox Offering Free Disc Rentals in Facebook Competition26 Mar, 2013 By: Erik Gruenwedel, Chris Tribbey
Redbox is giving away promo codes good for free one-night DVD/Blu-ray Disc movie rental and video game to winners participating in its “Movie Matchup” social media game on Facebook.
Participants can earn up to six promo codes by voting for one of two titles in daily matchups among 32 movies split into four categories (fun, scary, serious, exciting).
Movies receiving the most votes move onto the next of five rounds in the competition through April 17. In each round, a daily vote is worth a certain number of points.
In the first round through April 2, a vote is worth 200 points. The second round through April 10 a vote is worth 400 points; 600 points for the third round through April 14; 800 points for the fourth round through April 16; and 1,000 points for the fifth round through April 17.
Participants can earn bonus points by inviting one or more friends to play on Facebook (200 points); sharing the promotion through a wall post (200 points); signing up for the “Redbox Text Club” (1000 points); or signing up to receive Redbox emails (500 points). Bonus points are limited to 1,900 points maximum per participant.
Participants tallying at least 10,000 points win three promo codes; two prom codes for 7,500 to 9,999 points; and one promo code for 5,000 to 7,499 points.
It should be noted that participating requires submitting a valid email address and agreeing (“liking”) to grant access to select user information on Facebook.