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September 2017

MTN Play GameZBoost Summer Challenge 2017

MTNPlay GameZBoost Summer Challenge Tournaments

MTN (Mobile Telephone Networks (Pty) Ltd) are sponsoring a whopping R680 000, in prize money, for the GameZBoost Summer Challenge. The tournaments are configured on the GameZBoost.com casual gaming platform, which forms part of the gaming offering of the MTN Play mobile entertainment portal.

GameZBoost Summer Challenge on MTNPlay

The GameZBoost Summer Challenge is running fully on the GameZBoost.com tournament solution and is structured as follows:

  • Total Prize Money: R680 000
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to the GameZBoost service, the daily subscription is R2 – the subscription billing platform is integrated with the MTN / IMI Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) API’s
  • Other Content: All You Can Eat (AYCE) access to over 350 HTML5 games, create Contests to Challenge Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp Friends and redeem Rewards from earned Loyalty points
  • Satellite Tournaments: 4 in total, each carrying a prize purse of R10 000 for the Winner and the Runner-up – both gain an entry into the live final event.
    • 4 x Qualifying rounds to gain entry – Highest Score Format
      • Realtime leaderboards, with Social sharing of Achievements
      • Open to all active subscribers
      • Most recent score logged goes through (in event of tie / draw)
      • Winner and runner-up progress as final 8 contestants
  • Satellite Duration: 7 days per round
  • Winners: Individuals may only win one of the 4 satellite tournaments (refer to the Terms and Conditions)
  • Grand Finale Tournament: R600 000 in total prize money R300 000 to the Winner, R200 000 to the Runner-up and R100 000 to the 3rd Placed Player
  • Grand Finale Tournament Format: Single Elimination (Eliminator) / Knock-out / Sudden Death Tournament
  • Grand Finale Contestants: the 8 winners from the Satellite Tournaments progress to the Grand Finale Tournament
  • Grand Finale Event: the Grand Finale will be a Live event, contestants will be hosted by the organisers, this includes all travel costs being covered by the organisers and sponsors
  • Grand Finale Duration: a 1 day Live event @ rAge 2017 – each playoff round will run for a set time frame, with an intermission during each round:
    • Practice Round – Time assigned for Contestants to familiairize themselves with the Game that will be used for the Live Final
    • 1/4 Finals – 8 Winners from the Satellite Tournament Rounds – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event
    • Semi Finals – 4 Winners from the Eliminator Quarter Final Playoffs – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event
    • Finals – 2 Winners from the Eliminator Semi Final Playoffs – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event

Screenshot of the GameZBoost landing page on MTN Play and the GameZBoost site on MTN Play using the Tournaments template, this ensures the tournaments are featured above the line:

Screenshot of the GameZBoost Landing Page on MTN Play and The GameZBoost Site on MTN Play was switched to the Tournaments template, to ensure full visibility of the tournaments

A look at the GameZBoost Tournament specific template – the look and feel and active widgets can be configured on the fly:

A Look at the GameZBoost Tournament Specific Template - The Look and Feel can be changed on the fly

The GameZBoost Tournaments platform has been enhanced with a number of new Live features, these include:

  • Live Commentary: ability to enable user replies – the comments can be moderated and ranked
  • Live Scores: live feed of scores as they’re posted
  • Live Cast – solution to configure the live events on Facebook Live and YouTube Live

GameZBoost Tournaments platform has been enhanced with a number of new Live features

GameZBoost Summer Challenge – Qualifiying Event 1 – Place Kick:

GameZBoost Summer Challenge - Satellite Event 1 - Place Kick

  • Game: Place Kick
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 25 August 2017 to 23:59 on 31 August 2017
  • Tournament Format: highest score wins – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R10 000 to the Winner and Runner-up + automatic entry to the R600 000 Grand Finale
  • Tournament Page: View the Place Kick Tournament Info Page
GameZBoost Summer Challenge – Qualifying Event 2 – Chase Racing:

GameZBoost Summer Challenge - Satellite Event 2 - Chase Racing

  • Game: Chase Racing
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 1 September 2017 to 23:59 on 7 September 2017
  • Tournament Format: highest score wins – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R10 000 to the Winner and Runner-up + automatic entry to the R600 000 Grand Finale
  • Tournament Page: View the Chase Racing Tournament Info Page
GameZBoost Summer Challenge – Qualifying Event 3 – Pro Basket:

GameZBoost Summer Challenge - Satellite Event 3 - Pro Basket

  • Game: Pro Basket
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 8 September 2017 to 23:59 on 14 September 2017
  • Tournament Format: highest score wins – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R10 000 to the Winner and Runner-up + automatic entry to the R600 000 Grand Finale
  • Tournament Page: View the Pro Basket Tournament Info Page
GameZBoost Summer Challenge – Qualifying Event 4 – Frogtastic:

GameZBoost Summer Challenge - Satellite Event 4 - Frogtastic

  • Game: Frogtastic
  • Eligibility: Open to all MTN subscribers with an active daily subscription to GameZBoost
  • Duration: midnight on 15 September 2017 to 23:59 on 21 September 2017
  • Tournament Format: highest score wins – all entries will be audited prior to the winner being announced
  • Access: mobile web (browser), via smartphone and / or tablet device
  • Prize: R10 000 to the Winner and Runner-up + automatic entry to the R600 000 Grand Finale
  • Tournament Page: View the Frogtastic Tournament Info Page
GameZBoost Summer Challenge – Grand Finale Eliminator Tournament:

GameZBoost Summer Challenge - Grand Finale Eliminator Tournament

  • When: 7 October 2017
  • Final Event Format:
    • 8 Seats in Single Eliminator tournament format (Olympic system, knockout, or sudden death)
    • Ring fenced – accessible to 8 participants only
    • Most recent score logged goes through (in event of tie / draw)
    • Platform auto matches players for heats
    • If users doesn’t play, then bye rule applies:
      • Player that played goes through
      • If neither play, then the system auto selects the player to go through
  • Access: Live Event, with devices and network access provided by the organisers
  • Prize: Total Prize Money a whopping R600 000 – Winner Wins R300 000 (+ R10 000 Prize from Satellite Tournament), Runner-up Wins R200 000 (+ R10 000 Prize from Satellite Tournament) and 3rd Place Wins R100 000 (+ R10 000 Prize from Satellite Tournament)
  • Other: Play by Invitation only, network ring fenced
  • Tournament Page: TBC
  • Grand Finale Duration: a 1 day Live event – each playoff round will run for a set time frame, with an intermission during each round:
    • 1/4 Finals – 8 Winners from the Satellite Tournament Rounds – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event
    • Semi Finals – 4 Winners from the Eliminator Quarter Final Playoffs – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event
    • Finals – 2 Winners from the Eliminator Semi Final Playoffs – Game to be Confirmed at Live Event

Get in touch with the GameZBoost team for your world class tournament and gaming solution.

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