STAFF REPORT ISB: PTCL, the countrys leading ICT services provider, has launched the countrys first online gaming service, Pakistan Gaming Lounge with a live pro-gaming event for the twin cities at Centaurus Mall.
The first of many, the two-day event featured an overwhelming number of young gaming aficionados, drawn in by a chance to play network games and win exciting prizes.
The event was aimed at providing computer gaming enthusiasts a first-hand experience of PGLs superfast gaming servers geared at promoting multi-player networked gaming within the country.
“Positive entertainment and sporting activities such as online gaming is imperative for the development of our youth,” said Adnan Shahid, Chief Commercial Officer PTCL.
He further added that PTCL is striving to create a better tomorrow for the countrys youth by connecting them with the international information highway.
The PGL comprises dedicated multiplayer game servers focusing on hard core gaming and eSports.
Hosted at PTCLs state of the art data centers, PGLs servers are geared towards providing a lag free gaming experience for highly popular computer games such as Counter-Strike, Call of Duty and Minecraft and many other popular gaming titles.
The competition presented an exciting opportunity to help boost the profile of Pakistans burgeoning gaming community, providing a unique and integrated platform for the gaming community to socialize and compete on.
Open to all, it was aimed at creating greater awareness for online gaming in the Pakistan and a chance for young gamers to participate in a growing and increasingly popular global trend.