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Xbox teams up with Uber to offer free supercar taxis in Sydney for NRL grand final weekend

Launching racing videogame Forza Horizon 2. Pictured is Bulldog scarf – Jacinda Whalen and Rabbitohs, Jacquie Halloran (3)Xbox Australia has teamed up with taxi app Uber to provide NRL fans with free luxury transport to this weekend’s grand final in Sydney, in a promotion for new game Forza Horizon 2.

A Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari 458 Italia and Nissan GT-R kitted emblazoned with the game’s logo are among the cats roaming the streets of Sydney offering free rides to people booking them via the Uber app from Friday until Sunday evening, using the code ‘UBERFORZA’ to request the cars.

In 2012 computer game maker EA created the ‘Most Wanted Taxi’ to promote the launch of the game Need for Speed, giving free rides to anyone who could hail it in Sydney that week.

How to get a free ride:

  1. Download the Uber app on an Apple, Android or Windows device, and create an account.
  2. Enter the promo code “UBERFORZA” when signing up, or in the PROMOTIONS section of the app if you’re already an Uber user.
  3. Select the “Forza” option.
  4. Check the ETA, hit “REQUEST FORZA” when you’re ready to go, and enjoy the ride!

The supercars will be available:

  • Friday 3rd October, 10am – 6pm
  • Saturday 4th October, 9am – 6pm
  • Sunday 5th October, 8am – 4pm
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