September 13, 2005
Finn wins Volkswagen’s 100 Million Mission on-line game
Wolfsburg, Germany – Defeating on-line gamers from 128 countries, Tero Patoranta of Huittinen, Finland won Volkswagen’s 100 Million Mission game and a new Golf.
The game required players to build as many virtual vehicles as possible. A total of 87,289 New Beetle, Golf and Passat models were built, with half of them being the Golf. The majority of players were from Germany, followed by Egypt; Finland ranked 9th out of 128 countries. The highest points score per production went to a player in Russia. The game was developed to mark production of the 100 millionth vehicle bearing a VW badge, and ran from May until August. Volkswagen plans to integrate it with a racing game at www.zoon.com.