DoorDash announces an exhilarating showdown in the Battle of the Brands Featuring Fortnite, eight beloved food chains and eight epic streamers going head-to-head for a $25K prize pool, set to unfold at PAX West 2023 - the West Coast's premier gaming event.
Now in its third year, the event brings together eight renowned restaurant brands; Burger King, Del Taco, Jack in the Box, KFC, Little Caesars, McDonald's, Popeyes®, and Taco Bell - teamed up with eight skilled streamers for intense Fortnite tournaments. Led by host Chris Puckett and casters Rome and dreamcrazzy, the action kicks off with online qualifiers commencing on Friday, August 18. Four of the streamers will engage in Fortnite battles on their own channels throughout the month, with DoorDash dropping over $5,000 in gift cards to dedicated fans during Battle of the Brands.
The excitement reaches its pinnacle at PAX West, held at the expanded Seattle Convention Center from September 1 to 4, 2023. At PAX Arena, on Saturday, September 2, a riveting eight-hour gaming marathon awaits, featuring Fortnite matches that include special Creative islands, team showdowns, and solo duels.
The grand finale of the DoorDash Battle of the Brands Featuring Fortnite unfolds from . Seeded based on their Saturday performances, the eight streamers will unite with PAX attendees. The six highest-seeded contenders will advance to the thrilling knockout round, vying for their share of a $25,000 prize pool.
Jerry Holkins, co-founder, Penny Arcade and PAX spoke on the event
We couldn't be happier to order another round of Battle of the Brands with DoorDash at PAX West. The lineup is bigger and better than ever and we can't wait to announce the participants and see who wins the top prize.
Jennifer Richardi, Head of Consumer Brand Marketing at DoorDash also commented
We're thrilled to bring Battle of the Brands back this year in an even bigger way. Whether participating in the showdown or ordering your go-to meal on DoorDash to enjoy as you view the action, we're creating the ultimate experience for participants and viewers alike. As the tournament heats up, we're excited for the dynamic duos of fan-favorite brands and skilled streamers to take the stage at PAX West to see who will take home the victory title and exciting grand prizes.
Personally, Grady is rooting for Team KFC as that is the most recent of the brands I have ordered from DoorDash! Things might change as teams get announced, but for now I am behind The Colonel.
DoorDash Battle of the Brands Featuring Fortnite goes head-to-head at PAX West on Saturday, September 2, and Sunday, September 3, for the live finals. For more information and badges, visit the PAX West website or follow PAX on Twitter, Facebook, Twitch, YouTube, and Instagram.