If you’re looking for a way to get a free copy of hit games like The Sims or EverQuest for Mac, consider renewing your
.Mac membership. If neither of those deals grab you, Apple’s also offering as an alternative a US$20 discount from the online Apple Store.
.Mac is Apple’s subscription-based service that provides users with an e-mail account, Web page management, online storage, the ability to synchronize data between computers using iSync, and many other features.
The Sims is Aspyr Media’s hugely popular game that puts you in control of simulated people called Sims. You’ll help them find a place to live, decorate it, find gainful employment to earn money to buy new things, make friends and much more. Developed by SimCity creator Maxis, The Sims has spawned an extensive franchise of add-on packs that provide you with new things to buy your Sims, new places to go and people to meet, even pets to own. What’s more, Apple’s .Mac renewal deal also provides a US$15 rebate on the purchase of those expansion packs.
EverQuest is Sony Online Entertainment’s legendary massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG). The game just recently began shipping for the Macintosh, but it’s experienced a hugely popular run on Windows over the past several years. Players explore the world of Norrath, a fantasy realm populated by monsters and creatures of all shapes and sizes. You create characters from several different races and classes, with extensive control over physical appearance and attributes. A $49.95 retail value, EverQuest Mac Edition ships on DVD in special promotional packaging as part of this deal.
.Mac Web site to renew your membership and claim your deal.