April 22, 2024
Telkom VS Gaming

Telkom VS Gaming Weekly Show, South Africa’s pioneering free-to-air gaming show, is currently captivating audiences with its second season on SABC 1. This magazine-style programme takes viewers on an exhilarating journey through the world of gaming, offering unprecedented coverage of the latest esports developments.

The new season promises an even more immersive experience, thanks to the dynamic hosting duo of Okay Wasabi and Sibu Mpanza. These two charismatic personalities bring viewers an array of gaming news, cutting-edge technology, thrilling tournaments, player profiles, and exclusive celebrity interviews.

“In partnership with SABC, we have the ability to educate the country about gaming, give gamers a chance to express themselves while inspiring others, and continuing to give esports the perfect platform to reach the masses,” states Johann von Backström, spokesperson for Telkom VS Gaming.

This season, audiences will be treated to exciting new additions, including the latest gaming news and trends from That Freakin Geek, as well as invaluable tips and tricks from South Africa’s favourite pro gamers. The show’s hosts have also challenged a slew of celebrity guests, including content creator and TV host Naledi Mallelal, seasoned broadcaster Rob Forbes, YouTube sensation Lasizwe, reality star Londie London, musician Manu Worldstar, and presenter Jonathan Boynton-Lee, to name just a few.

Furthermore, the show proudly welcomes new partners such as New Balance, JBL South Africa, Logitech, and Energade Boost. Through these strategic collaborations, Telkom VS Gaming aims to create an immersive gaming environment that surpasses all previous experiences. By driving the local esports industry forward, Telkom VS Gaming remains dedicated to catapulting gaming into the mainstream of sports in South Africa.

Johann von Backström, Telkom VS Gaming spokesperson, expresses his pride in the second season’s success, saying, “We are proud to see the success of the second season. The first season showed us that there is a huge market for a show like this, and as Telkom, we are committed to being at the forefront of the growth of the esports industry. In partnership with SABC, we have the ability to educate the country about gaming, give gamers a chance to express themselves while inspiring others, and continuing to give esports the perfect platform to reach the masses.”

VS Gaming stands as South Africa’s largest independent gaming brand and the premier platform for online gaming across Africa. As the vanguard of the sport’s next frontier, they consistently organise tournaments for all major game titles and skill levels.

Make sure not to miss a single episode of VS Gaming Weekly, airing every Friday at 3 pm on SABC 1. The show can also be enjoyed through repeats every Sunday at 11:30 am on SABC 2, as well as on SABC Sport on Fridays at 10 pm and Saturdays at 11 am. Engage with the exhilarating world of gaming and discover why Telkom VS Gaming is revolutionising esports in South Africa.