Baseball season in the United States resumed amid the limitations of COVID-19 with several changes, one of which is the new virtual first court – a filmed segment in which a guest or celebrity makes the traditional first court without actually attending the game. Seattle Mariners got Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s chief executive, to build the first playing field – and he brought in several guests.
In the video below, Nadella, who faces former Mariners player Dave Vale, calls on the Halo boss and several other Spartans to … pass the ball to him.
Master Chief doesn’t do the throwing himself, which seems like a bit of a waste of opportunity, and the music is wrong, but it̵
It is possible that the boss is too busy preparing for the Halo Infinite, which has been postponed until 2021 to practice his boarding. Poor throwing skills would explain why so many of our plasma grenade throws in The Master Chief Collection at least disappear.
The Seattle Mariners have a long history with video game companies. Between 1992 and 2016, Nintendo of America was the majority shareholder in the team, which means that Nintendo effectively owns it. Eventually, the company will sell most of its shares, but has retained 10% ownership.
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