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.”
پاکستان سپورٹس بورڈ اور پاکستان سائنس فاونڈیشن کے درمیان یادادشت طے پا گئ ہے جس کے بعد E-Sports کو باقاعدہ کھیل کا درجہ حاصل ہو گا، اگر آپ کو ویڈیو گیمز سے دلچسپی ہے تو تیار ہو جائیے اور نئے مواقع آپ کے منتظر ہیں۔— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) January 13, 2021
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!
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 Jan||DFG Champions – Ludo Champions|
|9th – 21st Feb||Garena Free Fire Tournament|
|26th – 28th Feb||DFG Champions – Gaming Weekend|
|1st – 7th Mar||DFG Champions – Gaming Week|
|15rh – 21st Mar||Ludo Tournament – Pakistan Day|
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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!
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