Yes, it is the future. It is also the present.

The Button Mash Pinball League is an epic throwdown between pinball hobbyists and pros that takes place strictly via selfie. Players pay $10 to join the league (the money goes toward the grand prize); then they just have to play, do really well and snap a photo posing triumphantly alongside their highest scores.

Source: Is the Selfie Pinball League the Future of Arcade Tournament Play? | L.A. Weekly