No, you read that right. Fans of the upcoming Deus Ex: Human Revolution
game by Eidos can unlock exclusive content for the game via Facebook. What do you have to do? Simply "Like" the official Deus Ex Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/DeusEx
. The more users that "Like" the page, the more exclusive content will be revealed. For more info on Deux Ex: Human Revolution
and the Facebook promotion, read on for the official press release.
DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION FANS CHALLENGED TO UNLOCK EXCLUSIVE CONTENT VIA FACEBOOK
Facebook Promotion Offers Fans the Chance to Unlock Exclusive Videos, Artwork and Behind-The-Scenes Footage
MAY 16, 2011 – THE INTERNET – Eidos-Montreal and Square Enix are offering Facebook users the opportunity to unlock a slew of exclusive Deus Ex: Human Revolution
assets by encouraging other fans and friends to “Like” the official Deus Ex
Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/DeusEx. As more users “Like” the page, over 90 exclusive updates -- including new videos, behind-the-scenes footage, and other artwork -- will be revealed.
Fans can now pre-order Deus Ex: Human Revolution to receive exclusive downloadable bonus content from participating retailers by visiting http://www.DeusEx.com/preorder.
“Deus Ex has one of the most passionate, vocal and dedicated communities in all of video games, so offering a program that rewards that loyalty -- even before the game is released -- is a great way for us to give something back,” said Kyle Stallock, Community Manager, Eidos-Montreal. “The Facebook community now has significant control over the release schedule for some of our favorite assets. We have a ton of surprises and unlockables planned, so fans should invite their friends to ‘Like’ the page and start collecting these rewards.”
The new program, which launches today, offers more than 90 individual rewards for Facebook fans, including new wallpapers, screenshots and concept art as well as further details on in-game Augmentations, weapons and the story.
Previously, when the Deus Ex: Human Revolution Facebook page achieved 10,000 Likes, fans were rewarded with an exclusive wallpaper created by Eidos-Montreal Art Designer Jonathan Jacques-Belletête, that recreated the imagery from the highly collectible and super-rare PAX East 2011 tee-shirt.
The Deus Ex: Human Revolution Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/DeusEx) is where fans can keep up-to-date with the latest news, previews, videos and screenshots on the game; engage in discussions with other fans and development team members; and find out about other contests and promotions. Fans can also visit the official site at www.DeusEx.com where they will find all of the game information and the official forums and join the human revolution at: www.twitter/eidosmontreal .