- Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos each love HBO’s video-game TV collection “The Final of Us.”
- Bezos tweeted that Sunday’s episode was “unbelievably good story telling,” and Musk responded in settlement.
- The rivalry between the 2 billionaires stretches again over a decade.
Billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have discovered a minimum of one factor to agree on: They each suppose HBO’s new collection “The Final of Us” is nice TV.
“Episode 3 of Final of Us is unbelievably good story telling,” Bezos, the Amazon founder and chairman, tweeted on Tuesday. “I’m in awe of @Nick_Offerman efficiency. Unimaginable.”
“Nice recreation, nice present,” Twitter proprietor Musk responded.
“The Final of Us” is an adaptation of the 2013 online game of the identical identify. Set 20 years after a fungal pandemic, the present stars Pedro Pascal as Joel, who should escort a teenage lady Ellie, performed by Bella Ramsey, throughout a post-apocalyptic US.
The present has gained widespread acclaim, with a 96% Rotten Tomatoes critic rating. It is a hit with audiences, too: HBO stated the primary two episodes are averaging over 21 million viewers every because the collection premiered two weeks in the past.
The newest episode, which Bezos lauded, has acquired a very robust response. Whereas the episode was watched by over 6 million viewers on Sunday evening and has garnered a constructive response from critics, it has been review-bombed by offended followers who do not like its depiction of a same-sex relationship.
Musk is an avid video-game fan, and in 2020 tweeted his favourite video games of all time. The listing did not embrace “The Final of Us,” which a Twitter consumer identified. Musk responded that he would play the sport, including that since he performs on a PC, he “missed a few of console exclusives.”
Bezos’ Amazon has dabbled in making video video games, with largely underwhelming outcomes, together with the net multiplayer recreation “New World.” However the firm can also be within the enterprise of constructing video-game TV reveals for its Prime Video streaming service and has a number of within the works, together with “God of Struggle” and “Fallout.”
The settlement on “The Final of Us” is a uncommon break within the rivalry between Bezos and Musk.
The feud between the billionaires has stretched over a decade and largely facilities round their visions for area journey.