The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity offers one fan the chance to appear as a Pringles vending machine refiller, busy at work stacking Pringles into the world of Train Sim World 2, available with the Xbox Game Pass.
That’s virtually; in reality, there’s no real work involved, but the lucky candidate will still be paid $20,000 for their participation.
In his brand ambassador role, Stirling – a keen gamer himself – will be putting his expert match-making wit to good use, kicking off the search for the Mind Popping position.
“We now live in a world where you can get paid to work in a video game as a Pringles vending machine re-filler NPC!” said Stirling.
“My new role is to encourage people to get involved, be creative and apply for this once in a lifetime role.”
The opportunity is open to residents in the UK, France and Germany between 20 June and 6 July, after which Pringles will randomly select 50 candidates to go through to the shortlist, where their application will then be judged on creativity, originality and rationale why they will make the best Pringles vending machine refiller NPC.
“It’s important to plan and prepare for this role of a lifetime and I’m hoping my match-making wit inspires people to get involved. I am devastated I can’t apply,” added Stirling.
After much deliberation and head-scratching, the shortlist will be filtered down to produce one jammy applicant, whose likeness will be virtually reproduced and 3D modelled to appear in Train Sim World 2 from September.