Sony Ericsson WorldQuest.05, an Online Reality Game

23 Feb 2005 | Sony Ericsson | 0 comments


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With Sony Ericsson's new Global Online Reality Game, you are given the chance to win a trip around the world with 5 other contestants. From the 21st of February to 16th of March, people from 24 countries can sign up for the competition at sonyericsson.com/worldquest.

Sony Judges will select 30 of the most motivated competitors and present them to the audience, letting them decide, over an online vote, six of the most motivated candidates.

The 24 countries are: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.

Here's how it works

On April 4th, the six competitors will start their 12 day journey around the world, taking them to six different cities which include Beijing, Jakarta, Stockholm, Barcelona, New York and Sao Paulo. Armed with Sony Ericsson mobile devices, each contestant will need to be resourceful as they complete a range of tasks, such as finding and capturing the location of a famous movie scene; recruiting, directing and videotaping bystanders act out a performance; canvassing the city for ingredients for a traditional recipe; discovering the hottest music scene among other tests. All of this is possible with Sony Ericsson mobile devices which come standard with integrated advanced features, including MP3 Players, megapixel cameras, Internet browsing, MMS and e-mail, Video DJ, Video Playback and Routefinder.

To win each challenge, players must be the first to wirelessly respond to the judges' questions and post their results. The ultimate winner will be bestowed the title "Master of Mobility" and receive ‘Phones for Life'.

No luck?

Don't worry. If you didn't make the team you can still participate to this event along with the six finalists in the online version of the contest. You can win a separate prize pack consisting of Sony Ericsson mobile phones and accessories, design hotels luxury weekends and even a trip around the world for two.
The online version of Sony Ericsson WorldQuest.05 will not only allow for voting for the live contestants, but also will enable online audience members to track the finalists via real-time video, read the six contestants' blog entries, and have a chance to predict the winner of each challenge.

For more information about WorldQuest.05 visit sonyericsson.com/worldquest.

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