PTCL Brings Online Gamers Together With Gaming Lounge Platform
In order to bring the local gaming community together, PTCL has announced its Gaming Lounge platform. The platform happens to be Pakistan’s first state of the art multiplayer gaming service. After holding a launch event on December 19 and 20 at Centaurus Mall, Islamabad, the service is now open to everyone.
What is PTCL Gaming Lounge?
According to the telecommunication company, the online multiplayer gaming experience is going to be unparalleled thanks to improved speeds and reduced latency. PTCL’s service is focused entirely for PC gamers who wish to have lag-free gaming experiences when they compete or team up with friends and fellow gamers over the internet.
This will also require you to have a fast speed internet connection, allowing the young generation to compete with local players. There are also a large number of gaming servers that you can look at to monitor the progress of which games are being played.
As for which games will be a part of the service, they have been listed as follows:
- Counter Strike Global Offensive (CS GO)
- Call of Duty 1 (COD 1)
- Call of Duty 2 (COD 2)
- Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (COD 4 MW)
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (COD: MW 2)
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (COD: MW 3)
- Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (MOHAA)
- Team Fortress 2
- Battlefield 3 (BF3)
- Grand Theft Auto San Andreas Multiplayer (SA: MP)
How to Get Registered with PTCL Gaming Lounge
In order to start playing, you will first have to register yourself by visiting this link. You will have to install the game client software on PC to get access to Gaming Lounge servers.
Requirements for using this service include users having a working telephone line as well as a subscription to any high-speed broadband packages. The Gaming Lounge is open to all users, not just PTCL’s. However, PTCL users can avail special discounts for the service.
PTCL has really done its homework by laying down a long list of rules and conditions that you will have to follow to the letter if you want to remain registered to the service. Currently, the service is open to everyone but after March 31, 2016, PTCL will be including charges. We’ll be updating you with further details when they become available.
The Dawn of a New Era for Pakistani Gamers?
As of right now, there have already been two tournaments held which luckily for the gamers, also included a cash prize, so it is possible that we could be seeing an influx of tournaments taking place in the future in order to come close to the competitive gameplay that we have continued to see on a global scale.
With this latest platform, looks like someone has finally started to give our gaming community the treatment that they rightfully deserve. Do let us know what you think of this latest service.