Alternative payment service Rixty has announced a special March Madness promotion it plans to run until April 17th. Users who purchase $25 or more in Rixty’s virtual currency will receive an additional $5 of virtual currency for free. Rixty’s universal virtual currency can be spent at over 1000 sites including online games and social networks. Rixty’s virtual currency can be purchased at over 70,000 locations nationwide, including over 10,000 Coinstar kiosks.
Users can enter their zip code at Rixty’s site to obtain a list of nearby retail locations and Coinstar kiosks that sell Rixty’s virtual currency. Payment partners who accept Rixty’s virtual currency include MOL Access Portal, Cherry Credits, Ankama Games, Facebook Credits, and Tapjoy. Retail locations that sell Rixty’s prepaid virtual currency cards include JCPenney, Kroger, and Kmart. Unlike many other cash-based payment alternatives, Rixty does not charge transaction fees.