Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has partnered with First National Bank of Omaha to offer a Visa Rewards credit card based on Blizzard’s industry-leading massively multiplayer online role-playing game, World of WarcraftÂ®. Available in a range of colorful World of Warcraft-themed designs, the card features a number of special benefits, including a reward program that allows cardholders to earn World of Warcraft game time. Furthermore, Blizzard and First National Bank are currently offering a promotional free month of World of Warcraft time to cardholders upon their first use of the card.
“We worked with First National Bank to design a credit card that provides meaningful benefits for World of Warcraft players,” stated Paul Sams, chief operating officer of Blizzard Entertainment. “In addition to the benefits it offers, we feel that the World of Warcraft Visa card is another great way for players to represent their gaming passion out in the real world.”
Thirteen variations of the World of Warcraft card design are available, including designs for all ten playable character races, as well as for the Horde and Alliance factions and the World of Warcraft logo. Players earn a reward point for every dollar charged on the card, and they can redeem 1500 points at the World of Warcraft community site for a month of play.
“First National Bank is thrilled to offer the World of Warcraft Visa Rewards credit card with Blizzard Entertainment,” said Stephen Eulie, President, First National Credit Card Center. “It’s another great example of the innovation and customization that have been hallmarks of our company for the past 150 years.”
In addition to the World of Warcraft-related benefits, a competitive array of features will come standard with the card. These include:
* No annual fee
* Low introductory APR for the first 12 billing cycles
* Subsequent low interest rates
* Online access to account information
The World of Warcraft Visa Rewards credit card is available exclusively to United States residents. To apply, players can visit http://www.worldofwarcraft.com/visa.
About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft and the Warcraft, StarCraftÂ®, and DiabloÂ® series, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Vivendi Games, is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard’s track record includes ten #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company’s online-gaming service, Battle.netÂ®, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active users.
About First National Bank of Omaha
First National Bank of Omaha is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. First National of Nebraska has grown into the largest private banking company in the United States. First National and its affiliates have over $18 billion in managed assets and over 7,500 employee associates located across the United States. Primary banking offices are located in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota, and Texas.