QuizUp Celebrates Game of Thrones Season Six With In-Game Tournament

The tournament challenged players to earn as many experience points as possible in QuizUp's Game of Thrones categories in a limited amount of time.

In celebration of the debut of season six of the HBO television show Game of Thrones, QuizUp recently updated its social quiz game with a new Golden Lightning Tournament, testing players’ knowledge in the platform’s three Game of Thrones topics: Game of Thrones, Game of Thrones Characters and A Song of Ice and Fire.

The tournament challenged players to earn as many experience points as possible in QuizUp’s Game of Thrones categories in a limited amount of time. Players from around the world participated in the tournament, and the top three players on each topic’s tournament leaderboard received the Golden Lightning badge at the end of the event.

Game of Thrones QuizUp

QuizUp created an infographic highlighting some stats from the event. For instance, India, the United States and France were the top three active countries in the Game of Thrones topic during the tournament, while the U.S., Great Britain and Canada were the top three active countries in the topic A Song of Fire and Ice. Finally, France, India and the U.S. were the top three active countries in the Game of Thrones Characters topic during the tournament.

QuizUp is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and the Windows Phone Store. Gamers can also play on the Web. QuizUp indicated users may be able to create their own tournaments in the future.

Readers: Did you participate in the Game of Thrones tournament in QuizUp?