Uber sometimes snatches the limelight for coming up with innovative ideas, be it offering delicious food or celebrating a special occasion for its riders, but this time it’s different- launching a gaming app called overdrive. The app-driven can rental company has announced to launch of overdrive to showcase “a day in the life of an Uber driver-partner.”
In a blog post, the company states, “UberDRIVE was designed as a fun and engaging resource for our driver-partners to hone their navigation skills if they choose to. It’s also a great way for prospective drivers to experience firsthand what it’s like to drive with Uber –– there are links to sign up and start the screening process from directly within the game.”
The post further explains how the riders will be able to hone their navigation skills in a creative way while having fun.
“Throughout the game play experience, we’ve integrated educational elements to help enhance city knowledge. There are fun facts for the most important landmarks in the city and a simple trivia mode where riders quiz players to point out certain destinations on the map.”