With captivating surroundings and thrilling audience, the Dew Arena finally concluded its Grand Finale on 1st October 2017, at Hotel Andaz by Hyatt, New Delhi. Mountain Dew has turned out to be a brand, creating massive stage for the gamers to show their talent where thousands of passionate gamers are trying their gaming skills for the last 6 months to reach the Grand Finale.
The gaming Finale preceded by a thrilling Semi Finals match at New Delhi on 29th September 2017, where the finalists lived up the spirit of all the gamers. Moreover the meet & greet ceremony with Top Gamers and figures from the International Gaming Industry also attracted a huge fanfare at the finale. Hector Rosario, gaming commentator and CEO of International Esports Organisation, Flipside Tactics: Dana Kawar, CMO, Flipside Tactics; Niels Wolter, MD, ESL, the World’s Oldest professional esports organisation, Yegor Markelov, among the best Counter Strike 1.6 players in the World, Antwan Ortiz, International Street Fighter Gamer and David Lawrie, one of the highest ranking players for International Rocket Gamer.
Naseeb Puri, the Associate Director, Mountain Dew, PepsiCo India shared his thoughts too, saying “The 2nd edition of Dew Arena saw tremendous positive feedback from consumers across the country. We are extremely proud to bring the stalwarts of the gaming ecosystem together on one platform to celebrate India’s largest gaming championship. As a brand, Mountain Dew has always encouraged youth to break out of the ordinary to make a name for themselves and Dew Arena is the perfect platform for this.”
Winners of Dew Arena Gaming Championship.
1.Game – Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
1st Place: Entity Gaming – Mumbai
2nd Place: Shooting Monkeys – Mumbai
2. Game – DOTA 2
1st Place: Aggressive 5 – Mumbai
2nd Place: Team Buriza – Hyderabad
3. Game – Rocket League
1st Place: Rahul “FTW Rahul” Poundarik – Indore
2nd Place: Manmeet “Lucifer” Singh – Delhi
4. Game – Street Fighter V
1st Place: Bhagwant “B3” Bagh – Delhi
2nd Place: Satyendra “khiladi” Vishwakarma – Mumbai
Players who qualified to feature on the bottle are
1. Game – Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Simar “psy” Sethi – Captain of the CS:GO Team, Invisible Wings – Mumbai
2. Game – DOTA 2
Raunak “Crowley” Sen – Captain of the DOTA 2 Team, Invisible Wings – Mumbai
3. Game – Forza Motorsport 6
Khyat Kanda – Chandigarh