Refer friends to LotRO, get Amazon vouchers

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 4 February 2009 11:49 GMT


Codemasters has launched a “Refer a Friend” programme for Lord of the Rings Online, giving you Amazon vouchers if you press gang people you know into spending what remains of their sorry lives in a virtual Middle Earth.

Visit this page and enter your friends’ email addresses to send them a personal invitation to a 14-day free trial and a 25 percent discount off the game.

If they go on to create a full acount, you get either a a £5 or €5 Amazon voucher.

Astonishing. Press release after the break.

Codemasters Online Unveil The Lord of the Rings OnlineTM Referral Programme
New friend referral scheme offers FREE Amazon vouchers for current LOTRO players
4th February, 2009 – Codemasters Online have today unveiled a fantastic, new “Refer a Friend” programme for its award-winning, massively multiplayer online role-playing game, The Lord of the Rings Online™ (LOTRO).* Now players can earn themselves Amazon vouchers simply by encouraging their friends and family to join them in-game by creating their own LOTRO accounts.

“With its immersive storyline, innovative features and breathtaking world to explore, The Lord of the Rings Online is well regarded as one of the world’s premium MMOs and a game that really excels when experienced with friends,” explained David Solari, Vice President & General Manager, Codemasters Online. “What better resolution to make for the start of the New Year than to encourage your friends to start playing with you, while earning rewards for yourself at the same time?”

To take part in the programme, which launches on 4th February all current players need to do is visit the LOTRO Refer a Friend page at and enter their friends’ email addresses to send them a personal invitation to a fantastic 14-day free trial and a 25% discount off the game.** In return, players can look forward to a £5 or €5 Amazon voucher for each friend who goes on to create a full game subscription for themselves.

The Lord of the Rings Online is the ultimate online adventure and has just celebrated the launch of its first retail expansion pack, Mines of Moria™, which continues the epic story of Middle-earth and introduces new character classes, hundreds of new quests and the revolutionary new Legendary Items system. For more information on The Lord of the Rings Online™: Mines of Moria™, please visit

For full terms and conditions for the Player Referral Programme visit

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