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Shroud Leads Team To First-Ever Doritos Bowl Victory At TwitchCon 2018, Competing For $250k Prize Pool

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Doritos, one of the marquee brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division and the boldest brand in sports and entertainment, hosted Doritos Bowl today for the first time at TwitchCon 2018 at the San Jose Convention Center where captain Shroud and his team of streamers were crowned the Doritos Bowl champions.

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 27: Team Ninja competes in Doritos Bowl at TwitchCon 2018 held at San Jose McEnery Convention Center on October 27, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Frito-Lay North America)

The Doritos Bowl featured four teams led by the most famous gamers on the planet, including Ninja, DrLupo, Shroud and CouRage, competing in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's all-new Blackout mode with a $250,000 prize pool on the line. Team Shroud, which won the grand prize of $100,000, registered a total of 499.5 points to take the top spot, followed by Courage (431.25), Ninja (374) and DrLupo (350.75).

For more information including tournament format and scoring, visit DoritosBowl.com.

About Doritos
Doritos believes there's boldness in everyone. We champion those who are true to themselves, who live life fully engaged and take bold action by stepping outside of their comfort zone and pushing the limits. Doritos is one of the many brands that makes up Frito-Lay North America, the $14 billion convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), which is headquartered in Purchase, NY. Learn more about Frito-Lay at the corporate website, http://www.fritolay.com/, the Snack Chat blog, http://www.snacks.com/ and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/fritolay

About PepsiCo 
PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $63 billion in net revenue in 2017, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

At the heart of PepsiCo is Performance with Purpose – our fundamental belief that the success of our company is inextricably linked to the sustainability of the world around us. We believe that continuously improving the products we sell, operating responsibly to protect our planet and empowering people around the world enable PepsiCo to run a successful global company that creates long-term value for society and our shareholders. For more information, visit www.pepsico.com.  

About Twitch
Twitch is the leading social video service and community for gamers where tens of millions of people come together each day from all over the globe to interact around live and on-demand content. This includes watching, talking, and chatting about video games and esports, as well as traditional sports, anime, music, the creative arts, and other shared interests. Twitch also runs TwitchCon, the annual convention for celebrating the Twitch community. For more information about Twitch, visit our Press Center, Twitter feed (#Twitch), and Blog

About Blackout
A celebration of the Black Ops series, Blackout features fan-favorite characters, weapons and iconic parts of classic maps, all in the biggest map in Call of Duty: Black Ops history complete with land, sea and air vehicles. Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is scheduled for release worldwide on Friday, October 12. Fans who have already downloaded the recently completed Multiplayer Beta, or who have since pre-ordered Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 at participating retailers, will receive access to the Blackout Private Beta. Code redemption and other Beta access information can be found at the Activision Beta support site.

© 2018 Activision Publishing, Inc. ACTIVISION, CALL OF DUTY, CALL OF DUTY BLACK OPS, and the shield logo are trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names are property of their respective owners.

 

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 27: Team DrLupo competes in Doritos Bowl at TwitchCon 2018 held at San Jose McEnery Convention Center on October 27, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Frito-Lay North America)

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 27: Team CouRage competes in Doritos Bowl at TwitchCon 2018 held at San Jose McEnery Convention Center on October 27, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Frito-Lay North America)

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 27: Team Shroud competes in Doritos Bowl at TwitchCon 2018 held at San Jose McEnery Convention Center on October 27, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Frito-Lay North America)

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 27: Team Shroud wins the Doritos Bowl at TwitchCon 2018 held at San Jose McEnery Convention Center on October 27, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Frito-Lay North America)

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