HQ Trivia is planning to attract more players by introducing the big prize of $100k. In the recent few months, there has been a decrease in downloads, hence the team decided to launch big prize. The firm announced today it has bagged Target to sponsor a special Emmy-themed game presenting its biggest-ever single winner prize of $100,000. The game will be played on Monday, September 17, at 9 PM ET, however, it will be played in a different way as compared to normal.
Basically, HQ Trivia players compete in order to win or split a cash prize that is mostly not more than a cup of coffee. However, this time in the game, it will operate on “one winner takes all” format, this means only one user will be able to win the prize from the game.
Presently the game consists of 12-questions with 10 seconds to answer. In the upcoming game, the game will run until the one winner remains. Players will be able to use the extra lives till the question no 15, after which they have to play without lives.
As per HQ Trivia, the game content will be Emmy-Awards themed, means it will have questions related to TV shows, actors and historical facts about the Emmy Awards and the telecast.
HQ Trivia game has worked with a lot of different players such as Warner Bros, Nike, Viacom, NBCUniversal, MillerCoors, National Geographic, and Chase.
The firm decided to launch the specific game just because its user base is substantially decreased. In July, around 56K users downloaded the HQ Trivia game which is absolutely lower as compared to February’s 2 Million downloads. In the previous month, HQ Trivia released an app for the Apple TV.
Based on the data of Sensor Tower, the game has about 12.8 million downloads, out of which 11 million downloads were made this year.
HQ Trivia is a parent company of Intermedia Labs, which is located in New York. It is founded by Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll. Both of them have started vine in 2012 and closed it after 4 years.
HQ Trivia operates its regular games at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET, and on the weekends at 9 p.m. EST. All the games in the games are formed by a group of writers, researchers, and fact-checkers. The game becomes complex as soon as it progresses.