In an increasingly digital world, it鈥檚 always nice to get something tangible. Cue: Swarm, the app that 鈥渢urns every day into a game.鈥 The check-in app, an offshoot of Foursquare, just announced that it鈥檚 turning users鈥 check-ins into real-world prizes. Yep, you don鈥檛 really have to do anything differently. Just keep doing what you鈥檙e doing 鈥 checking into your fave spots. So, go out this summer and have FUN.


Swarm Perks links up with existing discounts available at聽over 60 national chains. When a user checks in at that location, a pop-up will appear with all the store鈥檚 promotions. A bar code will pop up for whatever discount the user chooses to use. Then, at the end of the sale, a cashier scans the code and the customer instantly saves money. CHA-CHING!

The second part of this new reveal turns Swarm into a week-long scavenger hunt. After completing that week鈥檚 required check-ins 鈥斅爏omething like two check-ins at outdoor locations 鈥斅爕ou鈥檒l be entered to win聽$10,000 for a dream trip, cruises, cool gadgets, spa gift certificates or maybe even concert tickets. The grand prizes change every week.

Um, a summer vacay with Foursquare footing the bill? Sign us up! Now if only we could get all of our apps to reward us just for using them. Your move, Instagram.

Will you play Swarm鈥檚 game? Let us know @BritandCo!

(Photos via Swarm)