Online game industry in Indonesia is seeing a considerable growth, as signaled by the sizable growth of Megaxus Infotech’s user. The company affirms their position as one of the biggest game publishers in Indonesia with 9,8 million users as of 2013. Telco industry players also won’t let this opportunity left untapped, as gamers community – especially online gamers – is such a potential market. Additionally, Megaxus always try to better facilitate its user, whom are unquestionably cellphone users. Based on those consideration, Megaxus formed a partnership with XL Axiata Tbk. – one of the biggest telecommunication companies in Indonesia with more than 47 million users – to continue to provide the best service for its user by making Megaxus game voucher purchase much easier. Thanks to this partnership, you can buy Megaxus’ online game voucher straight from your cellphone using XL-Tunai.
Since 19 March 2013, PT. XL Axiata Tbk., and PT. Megaxus Infotech had sealed a partnership deal, making it possible for Megaxus’ MI-Cash voucher purchase can be directly done using cellphone by paying it through XL-Tunai. After the deal had been signed and the technical preparation was finished, the service was lauched on 25 September 2013. As a part of the partnership, XL Xplor, XL’s experience center focused on educating Indonesian citizen to promote digital lifestyle, also actively participating by providing venue facility for Megaxus gamers communities.
“We see a potential in the ever-growing game industry in Indonesia and it’s such a good business opportunity. We want to facilitate Megaxus’ gamers so that they can easily refill their MI-Cash straight from their cellphones. We sincerely hope that through the facilities, XL can be closer to Indonesian gamers community.” said Syauqi Maulidzar, Sr. Manager M. Finance XL Tunai as quoted from the official statement received by Duniaku.
XL Xplor also supported Megaxus’ effort in presenting a different experience for Counter Strike Online (CSO) players. With facilities from XL Xplor, CSO players will enjoy playing online games even more. XL Xplor will continue to support every form of activities related to digital technology development since digital technology adds meaning to life.
Other than that, to ease Megaxus’ game voucher – called MI-Cash – top-up transaction for gamers, they can use XL-Tunai to top-up theirs anywhere and anytime. MI-Cash can be refilled by visiting www.megaxus.com then choosing isi MI-Cash menu, login to the site and choose the desired amount. When done, payment can be done by using XL-Tunai by accessing *123*120## by input the Merchant ID and the Order ID. XL-Tunai balance refill can be done in all XL Centre, cellphone agents/stores with XL-Tunai logo, also AlfaMart, AlfaMidi, AlfaExpress, Lawson, and Toko Dan+Dan.
The partnership, themed “XPLOR MEGAXUS with XL-TUNAI”, does not stop there. 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 for CSO gamers – also called soldiers – had been held on 8 to 17 November 2013. From 40 teams competed online, there will be top 8 teams to continue to National Final round on 23 and 24 November 2013 at XL Xplor – Central Park, Jakarta. From those 8 teams, we will choose 2 teams to compete in One Asia Cup 2013,” said Benny Chandra, Head of Content PT. Megaxus Infotech.
From this competition, the national winners will get million of Rupiahs prize money along with ticket to Singapore, plus the accommodation. If Indonesian teams win the international competition, other than brings great pride for Indonesia, they will also get thousand of dollars prize money.
“Indonesia’s online game industry currently is not yet supported by the government. However, it did not stop us to do anything we can to help fostering this industry. One of the effort is by sending
Counter-Strike Online Indonesia to international events. Other than to One Asia Cup, this year we will also send VATRENI – one of its member is a popular actor, Steven William – to CSO World Championship 2013 that will be held in China on 6 to 9 December 2013. We are thoroughly optimistic in fostering Indonesia’s online game industry since we were continuously suppported by our partners – such as Mugen, BenQ and SteelSeries – by providing the best gaming hardware for our events.” said Wida Handoyo, Marketing Manager of PT. Megaxus Infotech.
For more details of One Asia Cup 2013 Counter-Strike Online Tournament, you can visit this website.
As for the On The Spot Qualifying round and National Final CSO One Asia Cup 2013 was held at XL XPLOR, Central Park, Jakarta on 23 to 24 November 2013.