Roblox is internet hosting a Prepared Participant Two treasure hunt inside its personal digital universe
To advertise the sequel to Prepared Participant One — a ebook a couple of treasure hunt inside a digital universe — writer Ernest Cline has partnered with the hit children recreation Roblox to re-create one thing akin to the plot of the unique novel: a hunt for clues and prizes inside a digital world.
Roblox says the treasure hunt will happen throughout seven totally different recreation worlds. The primary world is already open, but it surely sounds just like the occasion actually kicks off on December 1st when a Q&A with Cline and Roblox CEO Dave Baszucki will air inside the sport. Gamers might be “awarded digital items” particular to the Prepared Participant Two occasion for finishing the treasure hunt.
Warner Bros. beforehand partnered with Roblox for the same occasion to advertise the movie adaptation of Prepared Participant One, with 13 million individuals taking part. Within the two years since, Roblox’s utilization has soared so much more gamers might find yourself becoming a member of this time. “I believe it’s honest to say that is going to be even greater,” Baszucki stated in an announcement.
Roblox filed to go public final week. The corporate revealed it now has 31.1 million each day customers, up from 12.0 million in 2018, when the Prepared Participant One occasion was held.
Prepared Participant Two comes out on November twenty fourth. The unique was an enormous hit, and the sequel seems to be pushing the identical concept ahead, as soon as once more sending its protagonist on a treasure hunt by way of the Oasis, Cline’s fictional metaverse.
Cline overrated the similarities to the Roblox occasion in a press launch, saying, “Roblox is the closest factor to the Oasis in actual life, and this contest is the closest factor to the treasure hunt in my ebook.”
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