An internet company will pay someone $1,000 to play the newest installment of the Animal Crossing franchise — “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” — for 50 hours.
According to HighSpeedInternet.com, a lucky person will be chosen for the gig.
You must be 18 or older, a U.S. resident and have a Nintendo Switch as well as a copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
You can be brand new to the game or a master game-playing veteran as “we’re open to entries from all our gamer neighbors,” HighSpeedInternet.com said.
The job listing reads:
Are you stuck repaying endless debt to ol’ Tom Nook? Tired of catching fish, digging up fossils, and shaking trees just to make ends meet? Are the fruits of your labor enough to pay off the mansion of your dreams?”
Even if you’ve figured out how to grow your own money tree, we’re sure you wouldn’t mind getting paid $1,000 to play Animal Crossing: New Horizons available on Nintendo Switch—that is, if you can get your hands on the console.”
Due to COVID-19’s impact, Nintendo Switches were sold out for two months, leaving a lot of folks wondering when they could play the new Animal Crossing game. Despite this, the game still sold more than 13 million copies in its first six weeks and has reportedly passed over 10 million downloads.”
With new swimming and diving updates coming this July, along with a constantly shifting environment, fans can find endless replay value with the game.”
That’s why we want to make the experience a little sweeter for one Animal Crossing fan, and hopefully it’ll make the pandemic pass by just a little easier.”
A winner will be chosen on August 6 at 11:59 p.m. MDT. That person must accept the gig by August 16.
The lucky winner will then have to play 50 hours of Animal Crossing: New Horizons by September 30 to be eligible for the $1,000. That translates to $20/hour to play a video game.
There is one catch in order to apply. You’ll need to run an “internet speed test” for HighSpeedInternet.com and submit those results with your name, email address, and answers to the following questions:
- Are you over the age of 18?
- Are you a legal resident of the United States?
- Do you have a Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch Lite to play Animal Crossing on?
- Do you own the Animal Crossing game?