PTCL launches gaming platform for sports enthusiasts
ISLAMABAD: A leading Pakistani telecommunication group – PTCL & Ufone 4G – is bringing aboard professional and aspiring gamers from across the country to compete in a thrilling PUBG MOBILE tournament on its gaming platform, ‘GameKey’. PTCL Group has launched GameKey – a one-window access platform to a curated selection of the most popular online games to provide a seamless and rewarding playing experience to gamers.
A press release issued here on Thursday, states that Pakistan has recently witnessed a rising gaming culture with a marked upsurge in the number of professional gamers and gaming squads that compete in national and international tournaments, thereby successfully putting Pakistan on the global gaming landscape.
PTCL’s GameKey aims to strengthen the country’s gaming landscape by nurturing new talent and promoting professional gamers. ‘GameKey Arena’ is driven by the same motivation to help explore new gaming talent while providing a state-of-the-art platform for established players to showcase their talent and mastery of the sports, the press release says.
According to the press release, registrations for GameKey Arena are open till 30th January for professional and aspiring PUBG MOBILE players from across Pakistan, regardless of their data network. The nationwide qualifiers will be taken online from 1st to 8th February, while the grand finale will be held on 12th February in Lahore.
PTCL Group will invite the top 16 squads to Lahore to take part in the grand finale. The champion team will be awarded a prize money of PKR 3 million. GameKey Arena is the first tournament under GameKey, however, it is expected to become a calendar event and an annual gaming extravaganza for Pakistani gamers, adds the press release.