The Quest for the Golden Bananas is Set to Begin
So, you want to hunt for pirate treasure? Ummmm, at least search for some kind of treasure. Well, we think we might have some news that should just interest you.
Xbox One fans who tuned in for the first episode of Inside Xbox this weekend already caught a glimpse of the very special treasure that will come to the winners of this treasure hunt, called The Quest is a set of real gold bananas.
Yes, you read that right. A set of golden bananas. London’s famous Smith & Harris Goldsmiths has created four golden bananas, crafted to replicate the health source in microsots upcoming Sea of Thieves. The bananas are valued at £80,000 – a loot worthy of even the most discerning of treasure hunters.
The Quest kicks off with a riddle being released at 12:00 AM PT / 08:00 GMT / 19:00 AEDT, Monday, March 19 and continues over the course of three days as you and your crew attempt to solve a total of 15 riddles. On Wednesday, March 21 at 13:00 PT / 21:00 GMT / 07:00 AEDT (Thursday, March 22), participants from eligible countries will be able to input the answers to those riddles at xbox.com/thebananaquest. Teams will have seven hours to submit their answers for a chance at moving on to the finals on March 22 for one last riddle.
So, do you have what it takes to find the Golden Bananas? We will just have to see.
Source: Press Release