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Virgin Gaming has teamed up with Ubisoft to host online tournaments featuring some of the publisher's top titles.

Virgin GamesThe collaboration kicks off when Ubisoft's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is released early next year, with Virgin Gaming set to act as the online tournament provider.

Unveiled by Sir Richard Branson at E3 in June 2010, Virgin's new gaming venture intends to hit the ground running by offering $1 million in tournament payouts over the first twelve months. Players can upload their Xbox Gamertags or PSN IDs and take part in the competitions, with results verified through the site.

Ubisoft is one of many partnerships the company has in store, with announcements about key publishers and retailers expected from Virgin Gaming in the next few months.®

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