On Thursday, 21 November 2013, at XL Xplor Senayan City, Megaxus, publisher for Counter Strike Online held a press conference revealing its partnership with XL. One of the event jointly held is a national competition in preparation for One Asia Cup 2013.
The partnership between Megaxus and Xl is one of Megaxus’ effort to difersivy its game voucher payment system. Since Megaxus’ users grow exponentially, marking 9,8 users actively playing their games. Launched on September 25, Megaxus gamers can now easily buy MI-Cash through XL-Tunai. Other than that, the partnership also made possible for XL Xplor to actively participate by providing a venue for Megaxus’ gamer communities.
With the theme “XPLOR MEGAXUS with XL-TUNAI”, Megaxus Infotech and XL Axiata Tbk., jointly held a tournament called CSO National Champion for One Asia Cup 2013 where 2 winning teams (10 people in total) will represent Indonesia in an international online gaming competition, CSO One Asia Cup 2013, that will be held at Singapore on 13 to 16 December 2013. One Asia Cup 2013 is an international online game competition where representative teams from 4 Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam, compete to be the best team in Southeast Asia.
The online qualifying round had been held with 52 teams participating and will subsequently followed by On The Spot Qualifying round on 23 November 2013 at XL Xplor, Central Park, Jakarta. The National Final round will be held at XL XPLOR, Central Park, Jakarta on 24 November 2013 where 8 teams will compete to be Indonesia’s representative in One Asia Cup 2013.
During the press conference, Megaxus also introduces Vatreni, the team that will be Indonesia’s delegation in the upcoming CSO World Championship 2013 in Shanghai, China. Vatreni shared their stories in playing Counter-Strike Online and their preparation for the competition. For example, one of its member, Steven William, is also an actor and still managed to find time to prepare for the competition. Let’s see their action in the global competition!