Telkom VS Gaming and Comic Con Africa 2019 Partner Again
Reed Exhibitions Africa and ReedPOP today announced that it would be partnering with Telkom VS Gaming for the second consecutive year to bring the very best of esports to Comic Con Africa, which will take place in September this year.
Telkom VS Gaming, the official connectivity and gaming partner of Comic Con Africa, will once again be hosting two Masters tournaments; one for South Africa’s leading competitive game, DOTA2, and the other for the popular objective-based, multiplayer first-person shooter game, CS:GO. The 2018 tournament saw 16 teams compete to win the respective titles in front of thousands of esports fans, and has the biggest prize money pool in South Africa.
“Last year’s Comic Con Africa was such a huge success due to the incredible partnerships we had, and we are thrilled that Telkom VS Gaming has once again come on board to support us. Gaming is a massive focus for Comic Con Africa and we saw the success last year of combining pop culture and esports. This opens esports up to an even wider audience that attends Comic Con Africa,” says Carol Weaving, Managing Director of Reed Exhibitions.
“We have been supporting esports for more than a decade and we are looking forward to the second Comic Con Africa partnership. Through this partnership we get to showcase our Masters players and the Telkom VS gaming league. Telkom’s extensive high-speed fibre network provides the platform for real-time gaming, enhanced access and spectator experience,” says Erna Korff Telkom’s Managing Executive, mobile and products.
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Comic Con Africa 2019 will also be introducing exciting features that will cater for all gamers including free play zones. In addition, Comic Con Africa gamers will be able to enjoy playing Overwatch, League of Legends, Apex Legends, Assetto Corsa, Assetto Corsa Competizione, F1 2018 and more. Splatoon, Labo VR, Mario Kart and Ultimate Dance are in the mix along with international competitions and locally developed arcade games.
Visitors can also expect incredible Telkom VS Gaming deals exclusive to Comic Con Africa. Join the excitement from 21 – 24 September 2019, at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. Comic Con Africa is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention that features comic books, games, arts, movies, pop culture elements and so much more.
For more information about Comic Con Africa 2019, please visit: https://www.comicconafrica.co.za/en.html
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R1.14 MILLION UP FOR GRABS AT COMIC CON AFRICA
Telkom the official connectivity and gaming partner of Comic Con Africa 2019 today annouced that R1.14 million is the combined prize pool for the teams playing in the Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament, with each tournament getting R570 000.
The second edition of Comic Con Africa takes place at Gallagher Convention Centre 21-24 September 2019. Comic Con Africa is an unforgettable scene to most as each day, thousands of people walk about exploring in excitement what the festival has to offer, providing for all pop culture, comic book and gaming enthusiasts an experience of a lifetime.
Telkom VS Gaming, Africa’s largest esport league, will be hosting the largest annual tournaments, the VS Gaming Masters – for South Africa’s leading competitive games, DOTA 2, and Counter Strike Global Offensive (CS:GO). These tournaments are the culmination of the VS Gaming esport circuit, where teams qualified online or through a physical event.
“The world of gaming, and esports respectively, is rapidly growing in Africa and platforms like Telkom VS gaming play an important role in facilitating the movement with tournaments that give gamers the opportunity to connect with each other”, concludes Wanda Mkhize Executive, Content for Telkom VS Gaming.
Esport was included for the first time globally at the inaugural Comic Con Africa last year and judging by the success of that event, Telkom VS Gaming is setting the pace in defining the African esport landscape
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Interested in playing in the league? Register here: https://digitalgamingleague.co.za/register
To watch the streamed matches go to:
CSGO September 21: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwnW2m3YUyU
CSGO September 22: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uI-9fwLW3_E
Dota 2 September 23: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BycPAgxpm-g
Dota 2 September 24: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKb9gz6iIRw