Microsoft fired the man from the cannon to break the Guinness record
It would seem, what's the relationship between Microsoft and shot a man out of a cannon? But the fact that the company decided to advertise in such a non-trivial way out of the first in a long time exclusive for Xbox One and Windows 10 under the name Sea of Thieves. And Microsoft swung out to beat the previous world record of such.
Take part in an unusual promotion offered by David "The Bullet" Smith. In order to implement the planned Xbox team has built a gun Xbox Pirate Blaster length of 10 meters and a weight of about 5, 5 tons. Cannon David sent flying with acceleration from zero to 100 kilometers per hour for 0, 2 seconds. The Sea of Thieves guns are not the only effective means to sink an enemy ship, but also a very original way of sending a man from the ship to land. Mr. Smith felt it was the second method. During the shot David Smith has experienced an overload of more than 10 G, and after 60 meters of flight, he landed on a special pillow. On fact, Microsoft does make a huge bet on the Sea of Thieves. Not so long ago the company launched a quest in reality, in which the participants have to find 15 puzzles in US cities, Australia, Canada and in Europe, and then enter their answers on a special website. The first to perform a task to get a real treasure in the form of gold bananas worth more than US $ 100 000. Unfortunately, the citizens of Russia to participate in this competition can not, but to see the flight of a man - a cannonball can all, without exception, on the official page of the Sea of Thieves on Twitter.