Wish to play a PlayStation 5 however can’t discover inventory? Dozens of various US manufacturers are pulling collectively to offer Dallas County residents the “night time out of a lifetime” – inside an unopened 7-Eleven Evolution Store! The occasion – hosted by crocked Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott for some motive – will see you (and a plus one from the identical family) spending the night in a “plush futuristic gaming palace”, the place you’ll be capable to play Sony’s new console and down as many Slurpees as your abdomen will permit.
You’ll must guide the night time out via Airbandb.com, and you’ll look ahead to a “sport pod that includes an enormous display screen TV, luxurious loungers, and DualSense controllers”. You’ll additionally be capable to take pleasure in “an unique one-hour Twitch streaming session with widespread gamer and founding father of world-renowned gaming group FaZe Clan, FaZe Temperrr”. And also you’ll have limitless entry to “7-Eleven drinks and snacks, together with a Slurpee drink station, Laredo Taco Firm tacos, and different favourites resembling Pink Bull, MTN DEW, and Doritos”.
Now, clearly we’re in the midst of a pandemic, so security is a precedence. “7-Eleven is taking additional steps to guard its game-all-night company throughout the pandemic,” the web site explains. “Sanitation measures embrace a group of licensed biohazard professionals disinfecting the situation previous to visitor arrival, together with well being screenings for company, private protecting gear (PPE), and hand sanitizer stations.”
That is all a part of a wider promotional push from 7-Eleven and Sony, which can see promotional Slurpee cups accessible nationwide, numerous PlayStation prizes up for grabs, and collectible PS5 luggage given away with 7NOW supply orders. Truthfully, the quantity of branding on this press launch makes our head spin, however we suppose that is the way in which issues are performed throughout the pond.