EA has made it easier for loyal gamers to buy their favorite EA SPORTS titles with the launch of the first-ever EA SPORTS branded prepaid debit card. The reloadable prepaid debit card enables users to receive a percent back from every purchase at thousands of brick-and-mortar and online retailers to redeem points (Ã¢â‚¬Å“EA SPORTS Rewards PointsÃ¢â‚¬Â) that can be used to purchase select EA SPORTS game titles.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The EA SPORTS DebitSmart Visa Prepaid Card is a great opportunity for us to offer our community of loyal customers a new way to purchase and save on their favorite EA SPORTS game titles,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Todd Sitrin, Group Vice President Global Marketing at EA SPORTS. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Consumers use the card while making their everyday purchases and are rewarded with EA SPORTS video games. Ã‚Â This program is a perfect marriage of encouraging responsible spending while providing a unique reward program.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The Visa-branded EA SPORTS prepaid card is reloadable and funds can be allocated from a payroll direct deposit, checking account, another prepaid card or at thousands of GreenDot and Western Union retail locations nationwide including Wal-Mart, CVS/Pharmacy, Walgreens, Rite Aid, 7-Eleven, and Radio Shack. The EA SPORTS DebitSmartÃ¢â€žÂ¢ Visa Prepaid Card can be used to make purchases at more than 20 million locations where Visa prepaid cards are accepted and have access to millions of ATMÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s worldwide.
EA SPORTS prepaid cardholders can earn Ã¢â‚¬Å“EA SPORTS Reward PointsÃ¢â‚¬Â at over 26,000 community brick-and-mortar retailers including MacyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s, Barnes and Noble, Sunglass Hut, Office Max, Papa JohnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s and Coldstone, more than 700 online retailers including Wal-Mart, Target, Netflix, Apple iTunes, Gap, and Toys Ã¢â‚¬ËœRÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Us and at select grocery and convenience stores. Cardholders can then redeem their Ã¢â‚¬Å“Game CashÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ at the EA SPORTS store by visiting www.EASPORTSrewards.com.
Enrollment can be done online or over the phone by calling 877-732-7114 for the EA SPORTS DebitSmartÃ¢â€žÂ¢ VisaÃ‚Â® Prepaid Card.
The EA SPORTS DebitSmart Visa Prepaid Card was created in partnership with Coconut Creek, Florida-based StorValue Card Solutions, LLC, the industry leader of co-brand and rewards based general purpose reloadable prepaid card products and is issued by MetaBank.