The final event of the MTN Asphalt Cup, in partnership with Gameloft, was held at the first Comic Con Africa this past weekend. The popular mobile racing game was adapted by MTN for local gaming fanatics to give it a local racing experience complete with a proudly South African soundtrack that features some of the finest South African EDM DJs.
The soundtrack can be downloaded from MTN Music+.
Amongst the excitement of fans of comics, pop culture and gaming, Priyesh Kasan aka Dapri took on Ntsika Jingqi aka Titanator in the final round of the game.
Tensions ran high and nervous spectators looked on as these gamers skidded around the virtual racing tracks, battling for the top spot. Pravs from Lenasia outraced Titanator to reign supreme and winning a grand prize of R 250 000!
Ntsika walked away with R 100 000 for coming in second place.
“Congratulations to Priyesh and all top 8 finalists who participated at this year’s competition. This weekend was all about our gamers and we were so proud to roll out the Asphalt Cup with such a uniquely South African feel. We’ve been thrilled at the take-up of the game and our commitment is to keep adding to the options on offer on our platform, MTN Gamer+” says Jacqui O’Sullivan, Executive for Corporate Affairs at MTN South Africa.
The MTN Asphalt Cup might be over, but gamers can still enjoy the mobile game. It is available for download to all Android users in South Africa from mtnasphaltcup.mobi or by dialling *464*80#