UFC on Xbox Live Released Today
UFC made its debut on Xbox Live and offers upcoming UFC 141 pay-per-view for free.
Finally, after weeks of delay, The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made it way to Xbox Live on Tuesday, December 20th and gave lucky 25,000 fans a free pass for the upcoming UFC 141 pay-per-view event.
In addition to its launch on Xbox Live, UFC has already made its way on other multi-media venues like live events through UFC.tv a website that offers live streams, streaming prelims via Facebook and a recent arrangement with FOX television. Below is an excerpt from the recent press kit issued by UFC.
Step into the Octagon® and get closer to the action of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® than ever before with your ultimate fight center on Xbox 360. Available for download today for all Xbox LIVE subscribers, UFC® on Xbox LIVE® allows you to experience the intensity and excitement of the world’s fastest growing sport from one central hub – your Xbox 360.
To celebrate the launch, UFC on Xbox LIVE will make available UFC® 141: LESNAR vs. OVEREEM on Saturday, Dec. 30 for free to the first 25,000 fans that complete the order process.* These fans will be able to make predictions and prepare for a night of epic fights by watching the weigh-ins, pre-fight press conferences and other related videos live or via the on-demand library.
For the first time, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE deliver all the heart-pounding UFC action you crave. Purchase Pay-Per-View events in stunning HD, compete with friends in an exclusive fight prediction game, measure your success via friends leaderboards, access the interactive Fight Card, and view pre-fight weigh-ins, press conferences and previews live or through an expansive on-demand video catalogue, only on Xbox 360.