To celebrate of the launch of FIFA18, EA Sports recently activated an experiential marketing event to surprise the unsuspecting shoppers of Dundrum Town Centre.
Over one weekend shoppers of Dundrum could avail of EA Sports impressive FIFA 18 man crèche, an area for shoppers to kick back and relax and get stuck in to sampling the legendary game.
The crèche featured two TV’s back to back so there could be 4 gamers playing at any one time, leather couches, branded beanbags and fridges stocked with plenty of refreshments. Staff were also on hand to answer any of the gamers’ questions.
The pop up offered a great opportunity to engage an in-market audience and provide a taster of the hotly anticipated game which may aid purchase consideration. Directions to Gamestop, the nearest FIFA seller were also displayed on dPods throughout the centre to point eager fans in the right direction if they wished to purchase the game.
Offering innovative and exciting OOH activations can deliver a novel and nuance way to market to consumers and create standout from the crowd. It allows a brand to drive social media interaction, gain positive brand perception, create excitement around a product launch and generate some PR.
The campaign was planned by Spark Foundry with our in-house team of designers’, Design + responsible for the design work and Eclipse Media constructed the holding pen.