Reaching out to all gaming enthusiasts in Kuwait, X-cite invited its customers for the exclusive launch of the game that took place at the Avenues on November 12th 2012, from 9.30 pm – 12 midnight. The new Black Ops is the first Call of Duty game with ‘branching’
During the event, X-cite held random competitions such as paint ball competition depicting actual characters from the game, which gave customers an exhilarating gaming experience. Adding to the excitement a flashmob was done by Q8cosplayers who were present at the event showcasing a variety of different costumes. A costume competition was held as well where the best costume went to a character from the popular Japanese animation Naruto. Customers could also play the actual Call of Duty game and the first iteration of the PC Call of Duty game in the game zone to bring back memories from the first of its series. Promoters dressed up in army suits interacted and engaged with the crowd and helped to promote the game.
Due to the games widespread popularity it even broke the record for the highest pre-orders. X-cite had launched a preorder campaign a month before the release where a customer was eligible to win a Jeep Wrangler, Turtlebeach headsets and loads of other exclusive prizes on ordering their game. Customers flocked in numbers to participate at the launch event and were very enthusiastic throughout all the competitions. A prize ceremony was held towards the end where the X-cite team handed out various prizes to the winners and giveaways to the participants. X-cite received an overwhelming response from hundreds of gaming enthusiasts and were thankful for their tremendous support to make launch of Call of Duty – Black Ops 2 a great success. The game is now available in stores as well as can be ordered online through X-cite’s web portal http://www.xcite.com
About X-cite by Alghanim Electronics
X-cite is the largest consumer electronics retailer in Kuwait and the Middle East. Headquartered in Kuwait, the award winning retailer delivers a modern, dynamic and convenient shopping experience with the primary objective of delighting its customers. With touch and feel displays, cash and carry shopping, a highly trained multilingual sales staff and the latest gadgets and gizmos, shopping at X-cite is an unforgettable experience. Operating a network of 17 stores in addition to the regions premier e-commerce electronics website, X-cite’s customers are offered an unparalleled shopping experience by providing access to amazing range of international brands under one roof. The X-cite experience is further enhanced by providing customers with Easy Credit, 24-hour shopping in select outlets and extended warranty programs with 24-hour free delivery and installation services. X-cite’s shopping experience is also available online at www.xcite.com in both English and Arabic where customers can browse and shop for the latest in technology products.
Aniltom P Thomas
Brand Marketing Manager
Tel: +965 1881111 ext 3604