How awesome would it be to ride through the streets of Seattle in a hellish, dystopian chariot straight from the scenes of the latest Mad Max movie?
Last weekend, some super-lucky so-and-sos did just that, as Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment teamed up with ride-share company Uber to provide free rides to and from the PAX Prime gaming convention, in order to promote the new Mad Max video game which just launched today.
Pop news site Vulture reported on the recent Mad Max promotion, citing the following rules from Uber:
- Trips must begin and stay within downtown Seattle. The Wasteland is vast and gas is precious — the Warboys must remain near their Stronghold.
- Your dollars are worthless in the Wasteland. Payment shall not be required.
Unfortunately, these hellish Mad Max: Fury Road chariots stopped running yesterday, so you’re out of luck if you were hoping to ride in one. Although, someone should really start a petition to make these Wasteland ramblers a part of Uber’s regular fleet…