MTN brings Asphalt Cup to Comic Con Africa

Date:22 August 2018 Author: Brendon Petersen Tags:, ,

MTN, in partnership with Gameloft, is bringing the Asphalt Cup racing tournament to South Africa with the finale of the mobile gaming tournament culminating at the first Comic Con to be held on African soil at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit & International Convention Centre from 14 to 16 September. The mobile game is available for download to all Android users in South Africa from  or dial *464*80#

MTN has modified the much-loved mobile racing game for South African gaming fanatics to give it a local racing experience complete with a local is lekker soundtrack that features some of the finest South African EDM DJs.

The game is available for download to all Android users in South Africa from  or dial *464*80#. You’ll also be able download the soundtrack on MTN Music+.

The MTN Asphalt Cup tournament will run from 17 August to 2 September 2018 with four weekend tournaments that will see racers competing for their share of R87 500 in weekly prizes. The weekly players will be entered onto the MTN Asphalt Cup leaderboard where the Top 8 racers (nationally) will participate in the finale at Comic Con Africa. The ultimate winner at Comic Con Africa final will win the R250 000 grand prize.

MTN is the sole telco sponsor of Comic Con Africa and their Star Trek themed stand will feature futuristic elements as well as a multi-player mobile gaming facility. The MTN space promises tons of fun with interactive games for adults and kids to unwind and experience MTN’s digital product offerings.

“We’re delighted to be one of the sponsors of Comic Con Africa and we can’t wait to connect the fans to such a brilliant pop culture convention, and we know that since great power comes with great responsibility, our gamers, as always, will be on top form.” says Jacqui O’Sullivan, Executive for Corporate Affairs at MTN South Africa.

Comic Con Africa has seen comic fans, cosplayers, gamers, e-sports fans and movie fanatics counting down the days in excitement since the event’s announcement in February this year. The three-day event features comic books, science fiction/fantasy related films, TV and pop culture, and you can expect animations, toys, video games, cosplay, gadgets, table-top games, anime and more. There will also be a few famous faces for the fans which include Ricky Whittle (The 100), Yetide Badaki (American Gods), Rick Worthy (The Magicians), Kevin Sussman (The Big Bang Theory), and cosplayers Yaya Han and Philip Odango.

You can book your Comic Con ticket at Computicket and Comic Con Africa


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