To have fun the launch of Prepared Participant One’s sequel, Roblox might be internet hosting an in-game treasure hunt impressed by the Ernest Cline novel.
It’s straightforward to see the similarities between Roblox and the gamer-centric novel Prepared Participant One, as each revolve round a digital universe the place individuals can hang around and play all kinds of video games. Driving the similarities house even additional, the sport/game-sharing platform has teamed up with writer Ernest Cline to advertise the e-book’s sequel, Prepared Participant Two, with a brand new in-game occasion.
This is not the primary Roblox occasion based mostly on the IP, because it beforehand partnered with Warner Bros. to advertise the 2018 movie adaptation of Prepared Participant One, nevertheless it’s definitely essentially the most bold. In celebration of Prepared Participant Two’s launch this week, the sport will host a digital treasure hunt harking back to the one on the coronary heart of the primary e-book’s story.
The hunt, in response to developer Roblox Corp., will happen throughout seven totally different video games on the Roblox platform and can reward event-specific digital items to gamers who full every of their quests. The in-game occasion area is now open to Roblox’s 150+ million gamers, however the occasion itself received’t start till December 1 at 10:00 AM PST. On the identical time, a digital Q&A that includes Cline and Roblox founder/CEO Dave Baszucki will happen, offering gamers with clues for finishing the quests. On that observe, gamers will even discover clues by studying Prepared Participant Two.
All issues thought of, Roblox is the proper place to host an occasion like this. Cline appears to assume so, as he referred to as it the closest factor to Prepared Participant One’s digital universe, the Oasis, in actual life, “and this contest is the closest thing to the treasure hunt in my book.”
Roblox is on the market for Cell, PC, and Xbox One.
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