E-sports community powered up

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Dong-A Pharma Philippines Inc. officials led by CEO Amen Say (second from left), Dette Briones and Earl Yu during an e-sports event.

From just a few thousands a decade ago, the Philippine e-sports community is now a major force, counting almost a million active players who are now involved in the various aspects of e-sports.

With 2,000 mg of taurine, royal jelly and
Korean ginseng, Bacchus Energy Drink is
the ideal drink for e-gamers. It provides all
the needed adrenaline boost, stamina and
mental alertness

E-sports, or electronic sports, is a form of competition using video games. Starting from an amateur platform, e-sports in the country is now an organized, multiplayer video game competitions between professional players. Sometimes, celebrity players would be invited to spice up the competition events. Proof of the rising popularity and maturity of the e-sports community in the Philippines is that various major brands from the telecoms, smartphones and consumer products industries are now involved in the various conferences, meets and competitions in the e-sports calendar.

One of the brands that has been supporting the e-sports community is South Korea’s known energy drink, Bacchus. Bacchus maintained its winning streak in the e-sporting scene by being part of the recent Globe Conquerors Manila 2018 tournament and The Net.com Cup.

During the Globe Conquerors events, thousands of e-gamers and enthusiasts crowded the final leg of the League of Legends SEA tournament held in Mall of Asia Arena. Bacchus rewarded fans with endless drink samples, games and promos.

With 2,000 mg of taurine, royal jelly and Korean ginseng, Bacchus Energy Drink is the ideal drink for e-gamers. It provides all the needed adrenaline boost, stamina and mental alertness.

“For three years, Bacchus joins this event as our way of supporting the e-gaming community.

We want to give participants and fans that extra energy and extra push for them to exceed expectations,” said Amen Say, chief executive officer of Dong-A Pharma Philippines, the exclusive distributor of Bacchus in the country.

Teams from the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia battled live via Best-of-Five format in front of thousands of e-sports enthusiasts and fans. Team Ascension Gaming from Thailand won as the champion among the conquerors. Aside from winning the prize pool of US$250,000, Ascension Gaming will also represent Southeast Asia at the 2018 League of Legends World Championship.

There was also the Third Celebrity Show Match which featured celebrity e-gamers played amidst screaming League of Legends fans as they battle in a game. Other highlights of the Conquerors event include Cosplay Clash and band performances. The event was able to gather all e-gaming and video game fans who share the same passion in the industry across the metro.

With the combination of taurine, royal jelly and Korean ginseng, Bacchus Energy Drink is the ideal drink for e-gamers.

The brand was also part of the E-Sports Gaming Summit which was held last 26 to 28 October at the SMX Convention Center. It is one of the biggest events of its kind not only in the country but also in Southeast Asia. All ticket holders availed of Bacchus Energy Drink for only P20, a special limited price exclusive for the event.

Available in all major drugstores and supermarkets nationwide, Bacchus Energy Drink is exclusively distributed locally by Dong-A Pharma Phils., Inc. (DPPI). Get more updates on Bacchus Energy Drink via www.facebook.com/Bacchus.PH, or email marketing@dppi-isi.com.

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