Rove Hotels and Playtonia launch the region’s first Razer-powered gamer rooms
Rove Hotels has taken gaming to the next level with the launch of Rove’s Gamer Caves, the MENA region’s first hotel rooms exclusively for gamers. Rove’s Gamer Caves, created by Razer, the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers, launched in partnership with Playtonia, a Dubai-based technology company that promotes and organises eSports leagues, with support from the Dubai Sports Council.
The first of its kind gaming rooms are fully equipped with the latest technology courtesy of Razer, which introduced the Huntsman V2 Analog gaming keyboard with Razer analog optical switches, Viper 8KHz esports gaming mouse, Kiyo Pro USB camera with high-performance adaptive light sensor, BlackShark V2 wired headset with USB sound card, Seiren Mini streaming microphone, Iskur gaming chair with integrated lumbar support and more.
Gamer Caves also features a unique dining menu designed to enhance the gaming experience, with a range of game-themed dishes including Cloud Strife chicken slider, Lara Croft squid, Kitana scones and more.
Bianca Litonjua, head gamer at Rove, said: “As a hotel brand that embraces popular culture, celebrates subcultures and always strives to create an environment for people to live their passions, Rove Hotels is very proud to have developed and launched the region’s first hotel gaming rooms with the outstanding support of the Dubai Sports Council, Playtonia and Razer.”
Nabeel Hasan, CEO of Playtonia UAE, added: “We are delighted to partner with Rove Hotels with the support of the Dubai Sports Council and Razer to launch the region’s first hotel gaming rooms. Playtonia UAE aims to play a key role in the development of a cyber sports and gaming industry that can equal the biggest sports in the world in terms of professionalism, resources and popularity. We therefore see the opening of Rove’s Gamer Caves as a positive sign of the significant progress that has been made in the gaming and eSports industry – an industry that continues to gain traction locally, regionally and globally.”
Rove’s fully equipped Gamer Caves feature a wide and diverse range of games provided by Playtonia, including Overwatch, DOTA 2, Diablo 3, GTA 5, Doom, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Red Dead Redemption 2, Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition, Final Fantasy XIV Online and Faster Than Light.
To book your gamer’s cave, visit www.rovehotels.com.
The opening of the first exclusive gaming hotel rooms is considered a very encouraging step forward for the future of gaming and virtual events in the region, providing a fun, affordable and accessible platform for amateur and professional gamers to pursue their passion and further enhance the UAE’s thriving cyber sports community.