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Ster Kinekor Entertainment sponsor Telkom Do Gaming League (DGL) Gran Turismo 6 Championships



Ster Kinekor Entertainment announces its sponsorship of the Telkom Do Gaming League (DGL) 2014 Gran Turismo 6 league. The Summer Leg of the largest online league in the country recently kicked off with entrants from across the country competing for a chance to win exclusive PlayStation 4 hampers and awesome cash prizes.

Do Gaming’s Summer racing league will run the latest instalment of the illustrious Gran Turismo franchise, Gran Turismo 6 (GT6) on PlayStation3 from 3 February until April 2014 and the Winter Leg will kick off again in May 2014. For those of you who missed the registration deadline for the summer leg, you can still register for the Summer Leg at http://gaming.do.co.za/GT6R.

In the Gran Turismo 6 league, drivers are promoted and relegated based on their standings at the end of each leg. These results establish which drivers are invited to the Do Gaming Championships where they compete to be crowned the Telkom Do Gaming Gran Turismo 6 Champion. The registrations for the Summer Leg exceeded expectations with 96 drivers.

“Being involved with South Africa’s biggest online gaming league after last year’s success, especially when the racing league focuses specifically around our latest Gran Turismo title release, was an easy sponsorship decision for Ster Kinekor to make,” said Bernice Montague, Gaming Marketing Manager for Ster Kinekor Entertainment.

“In exchange for great branding opportunities across the Do Gaming League site, we will be offering the league winners a series of awesome PlayStation 4 branded hardware, merchandise and cash prizes. Do Gaming will also be covering all our global franchise content and game updates, specifically on our PSPlus platform, so be sure to keep checking in for the latest on PlayStation announcements, exclusive assets and game previews, patches and DLC (downloadable content),” concludes Montague.

Ricus Groenewald, Telkom Gaming Specialist, says its fantastic to see titles like Gran Turismo beginning to blossom, giving the Telkom Do Gaming League even more reach into different types of gaming genres.

“Gran Turismo truly provides a diverse racing experience which will test drivers’ skills to the limits,” he says.

This sponsorship of the 2014 Telkom DGL Gran Turismo 6 Championships entails the following:

• 1st Place: PlayStation 4 Bundle (console + 2 controllers + one game) as well as R5 000 cash.
• 2nd Place: PlayStation 4 including one game as well as R2 500 cash.
• 3rd Place: PlayStation 4 as well as R1 500 cash.

Ster-Kinekor games and merchandise will be sponsored to the remaining seven contestants invited to the 2014 Telkom DGL Championships.