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Telenor Pakistan, through its gaming platform GameBird, is inviting all PC Gamers from Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi to battle it out at Pakistan’s biggest PC gaming tournament ‘GameBird LAN Clan’.
‘GameBird’ is the first Gaming Brand of the country that connects developers and gaming enthusiasts to boost and vitalize the gaming ecosystem in Pakistan. In order to bring greater enablement to online players, GameBird recently introduced STEAM Wallet Codes in Pakistan where users can buy games and make in-game purchases on STEAM through their mobile balance. The service is currently available for Telenor users only.
The tournament, marked by unmatched thrill and excitement will host two major games on STEAM platform i.e. DOTA 2 and CSGO, and will be carried out in three stages; Online Qualifiers, Lan City Qualifiers and the Final Lan Event which is set to take place in the country’s cultural capital Lahore,.
Qualifying players from Karachi and Islamabad will travel to Lahore to participate in the final event. GameBird will entirely sponsor the cost of the qualifying players’ accommodation and travelling to make their trip a joyful experience. Once locked and loaded, the gamers will be contesting with tooth and nail for the big pool prize of PKR. 500,000 at the final event.
“We are super excited to organize the biggest gaming event of the country.” said Durdana Achakzai, Chief Digital Officer at Telenor Pakistan while speaking about the tournament. “This will be a historic occasion where PC Gaming enthusiasts will clash for the crown of the best players in the country. Just like many other fields, Pakistan has unmatched talent in the online multiplayer gaming space. However, this sort of a country wide tournament requires suitable support of platforms to help make its mark on a larger level. We have kick started this venture with the backing of a major telco. Telenor Pakistan being the top proponent of digital technology and innovation attempts to fully utilize the opportunities in this field. We are undertaking initiatives to provide a conducive environment for game development and export to supplement the growth of the country’s digital industry.”
The ‘GameBird LAN Clan’ is the first installment of the series of tournaments GameBird is planning to organize for gamers in the country.
GameBird is an e-Sports platform for gamers and gaming app developers in Pakistan. The platform host Events, Tournaments, Broadcasts, and provides Reviews and Plays of different games. Gamebird is geared for more initiatives in mobile & PC gaming (tournaments, community meet-ups, etc.) in the near future.