Esports in Pakistan Set to be Recognized as Official Sports – Here’s How You Can Make the Most of it!

Esports in Pakistan Set to be Recognized as Official Sports – Here’s How You Can Make the Most of it!

Online gamers prepare to be excited about new opportunities blooming your way as Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry, announced that Esports in Pakistan will now be recognized as official sports! 

Taking to Twitter, Fawaz Chaudhry stated “a memorandum has been signed between Pakistan Sports Body and Pakistan Science Foundation after which Esports in Pakistan will achieve the status of regular sports. If you are interested in video games, get ready as new opportunities are waiting for you.”

Esports is recognized as an official sport in many countries like China, Denmark, Germany, South Korea to name a few. In 2020, the eSports market was valued at approximately 950 million U.S. dollars and is expected to reach global market revenue of almost 1.6 billion U.S. dollars by 2023. 

Daraz commends the initiative taken by the government and believes that the booming industry of eSports will enable many aspiring gamers to make the most of this opportunity. With many Pakistani gamers who have made their way into championship tournaments in eSports games such as, Free Fire, DOTA 2, PUBG, and competed with top players around the world, gaming has been shown to pave the way for digital growth in the country. 

Daraz First Games – Your All in One Gaming Platform

In Pakistan, there is a huge community of video gamers and streamers who possess exceptional video gaming skills and are highly talented but often are no given a medium to practice their skills. Daraz aims to unite them by offering its very own gaming platform, Daraz First Games to make online gaming a better experience!

Daraz offers an in-app gaming platform Daraz First Games that encourages gaming enthusiasts to enjoy multiple free online games where you can also redeem points and win discount vouchers on every high-score you make!

[Read: Daraz First Games FAQs and Guide]

Moreover, Daraz facilitates and hosts tournaments through DFG where you can win huge prizes. So, whether you’re a solo player or an MVP of a squad, test your skills on Daraz First Games and register for the gaming tournaments lined up for 2021!

Daraz First Games Tournaments 2021

Prepare yourself beforehand and gear up for the upcoming gaming tournaments on Daraz First Games till the month of March 2021. Check them out below!

25th – 31st JanDFG Champions – Ludo Champions
9th – 21st FebGarena Free Fire Tournament
26th – 28th FebDFG Champions – Gaming Weekend
1st – 7th MarDFG Champions – Gaming Week
15rh – 21st MarLudo Tournament – Pakistan Day

Wondering how to play and participate in Daraz First Games? Read our blog below:

Here Are the Answers to All Your Daraz First Game (DFG) FAQs!

Daraz believes that with the decision of the government, eSports and events will be much more fruitful and build a way to newer opportunities to expand the virtual and digital market in Pakistan and make online games flourish in Pakistan!

Download the Daraz App now and enjoy exclusive discounts, flash sales and more!

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Sadia Khan

Lead Content Producer at Daraz and a beauty influencer on Youtube. Addicted to Sushi, Travelling, and Chess.

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