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OLSTAR SHOWDOWN: A Community Esports Tournament Energized by Sting

Sting Energy Drink energizes the Pinoy gaming community with the announcement of the Sting
Olstar Showdown tournament, where Filipino gamers can compete for a grand prize pool of Php
500,000.00 by playing multiplayer online battle arena game Dota 2 and online first-person
shooter game Crossfire.

“Olstar Showdown embodies more than just competition; it’s a tribute to the vibrant gaming
culture that thrived in the era of internet cafes. By fostering an environment reminiscent of those
golden days, Sting aims to reignite the spirit of camaraderie and passion within the gaming
community. It’s about celebrating the roots of esports, cultivating excellence, showcasing talent,
and pushing the boundaries of gaming prowess,” explains Cristina Sim, NCB Brand Manager

The Sting Olstar Showdown tournament features an offline elimination stage from June 15 – July
7, 2024, followed by an online group stage to be held on July 13 – 14, 2024, to determine the top
four teams advancing to the finals.

The finals are set to take place at the Philippine Game Dev Expo (PGDX) on July 26 – 27, 2024,
at the SMX Convention Center.

Embracing the Spirit of Traditional Esports Gaming:

In an effort to reconnect with the roots of esports gaming, the Olstar Showdown tournament
embraces the nostalgia of the “good old days” when players would gather in internet cafes to
compete in Dota and Counter-Strike. By hosting the tournament in TNC Cyber Cafes and
encouraging participation from the local gaming community, Sting hopes to revive this cherished
experience and inspire a new generation of gamers to compete just like their predecessors did.

Aspiring Olstar Showdown competitors can register their teams during the Sting “Olstar sa
Hataw” Roadshow, an esports tour across selected TNC Cyber Cafes from June 4 – 9, 2024,
where they play against other teams and become energized by Sting.

The participating TNC cyber cafes are:

  • TNC Morayta
  • TNC Marikina
  • TNC Dasmariñas

Early registrants will receive a mousepad, lanyard, jersey and priority in the bracket.

Sting Olstar

“We want to empower the next generation of gamers and aspiring esports enthusiasts,” Cristina
Sim, NCB Brand Manager reiterated. “Join Sting on this journey as we strive to elevate Pinoy
gaming to its peak, setting new standards of performance and promoting the best gaming talent

Visit https://www.facebook.com/StingEnergyDrinkPH for more information.

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