Not to be confused with Game Fuel (Tropical Smash).
Game Fuel (Charged Tropical Strike) is a Mountain Dew flavor that was officially released in stores on January 14th, 2019. It was first leaked via in a Reddit post from user "FlashPath" on November 6th, 2018, alongside Amp Game Fuel Charged (Original Dew). It also appeared in Amazon and was added to Walmart listing on December 8th, 2018.
- Main article: Game Fuel Promotion
On November 6th, 2018, in a Reddit post, a high-quality image of the two new AMP Game Fuel flavors was leaked from user "FlashPath". These new AMP Game Fuel flavors were Amp Game Fuel Charged (Original Dew) and AMP Game Fuel (Charged Tropical Strike). They were rumored to be released sometime during January of 2019.
On December 8th, 2018, an online Mountain Dew store was later re-opened to Amazon and opened to Walmart, which listed all 4 AMOGame Fuel flavors and a 4-flavor variety pack for pre-order; Amp Game Fuel Charged (Cherry Burst), Amp Game Fuel Charged (Berry Blast), Amp Game Fuel Charged (Original Dew) and Amp Game Fuel (Charged Tropical Strike). Both listings on the retail sites show an official launch date of January 14th, 2019, proving the aforementioned rumors correct.
- This is the second time in a row that Citrus Cherry has not returned for the Game Fuel promotion.
- Preordering a 12 pack of the four AMP Game Fuel flavors from Walmart would grant you a beta access code to the video game Tom Clancy's The Division 2, therefore, to an extent, the AMP Game Fuel products promoted a video game.
- According to the nutrition facts, AMP Game Fuel (Charged Tropical Strike) has an identical color to Game Fuel (Tropical Smash).