Rove Hotels and Playtonia Launch the Region’s First-Ever Gamer Rooms powered by Razer

Ready Rover One:

Rove Hotels and Playtonia Launch the Region’s First-Ever Gamer Rooms powered by Razer

Get ready to level up and experience Rove Hotels’ Gamer Caves – the MENA region’s first-ever hotel gaming rooms, designed exclusively for gamers.

  • Rove’s Gamer Caves, which are supported by Dubai Sports Council, are being launched in partnership with Playtonia and powered by Razer.

Dubai, UAE (May 2021): Gaming is about to reach the boss level at Rove Hotels with the unveiling of Rove’s Gamer Caves – the MENA region’s first-ever hotel rooms designed exclusively for gaming. Rove’s Gamer Caves, powered by Razer, the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers, are being launched in partnership with Playtonia, a Dubai-based technology company that focuses on promoting and organising eSports leagues, with the support of the Dubai Sports Council.

The Gamer Caves, located at Rove Downtown and Rove At The Park, will be available to book online via www.rovehotels.com from June 15th, so gamers can look forward to the ultimate summer in front of the screen. The first-of-its-kind gaming rooms will be fully decked out with top-of-the-line set-up, courtesy of Razer, which will feature their 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 esports headset with USB sound card, Seiren Mini streaming microphone, Iskur gaming chair with built-in lumbar support and more – all the essentials needed to level up for the ultimate gaming experience for everyone involved, from esports pros to noobs, and anyone in between.

In addition, the Gamer Caves will host a unique in-room dining menu curated to enhance the experience with an assortment of game-themed dishes, including the Cloud Strife chicken slider, Lara Croft’s calamari, Kitana flatbread, and many more.

Bianca Litonjua, Head Gamer of Rove said, “As a hotel brand that embraces popular culture, celebrates sub-cultures and always looks to create experiences for people to live their passions, Rove Hotels is extremely proud to design and launch the region’s first-ever hotel gaming rooms with the outstanding support of Dubai Sports Council, Playtonia and Razer. We are confident that Rove’s Gamer Caves will provide a welcome boost for the growing eSports community in MENA, and we can’t wait to welcome gamers from home and abroad to enjoy this first-of-its-kind gaming experience in the heart of Dubai.”

Nabil Hasan, General Manager of Playtonia UAE, added, “We are delighted to partner with Rove Hotels, with the support of Dubai Sports Council and Razer, for the launch of the region’s first-ever hotel gaming rooms. At Playtonia UAE, we strive to play a pivotal role in developing an eSports and gaming industry with the potential to eventually equal the professionalism, resources and popularity of some of the biggest sports in the world. Consequently, we see the opening of Rove’s Gamer Caves as massively positive signs of the major progress being made in gaming and eSports – an industry that continues to go from strength to strength locally, regionally and globally.”

Rove’s fully equipped Gamer Caves will offer a wide and diverse range of gaming titles 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. Ready Rover One? Book your Gamer Cave now via www.rovehotels.com.

The launch of the first exclusive gaming hotel rooms is deemed as a hugely encouraging step forward for the future of gaming and virtual events in the region, providing a fun, accessible and affordable platform for amateur and professional gamers alike to pursue their passion and further strengthen the UAE’s thriving eSports community as a result.

About Rove Hotels:

Rove Hotels is an award-winning lifestyle hotel brand, offering well designed hotels in connected locations. Designed for the traveller who likes to explore without borders, receive fuss-free service and some touches of local culture. Rove Hotels defines a new niche in the ever-evolving global hospitality sector.

Rove Hotels are reliable, modern and efficient. Regardless of their location, Rovers (guests) will always find locally inspired modern interiors, relaxed service and all the essentials to enjoy their stay.

Born in Dubai, the first Rove hotel opened at Downtown Dubai in 2016 and the brand now has over 4000 rooms open or under development across the Middle East. Rove is proud to announce the only on-site hotel at Expo 2020 Dubai and continues to target properties in well-connected locations. Further expansion announcements will follow soon.

About Playtonia UAE:

Playtonia is a Dubai-based technology company powered by a mission to simplify the complex eSports industry through its unique platform, with a focus on promoting and organising eSports leagues. An industry leader in the Asian and Middle Eastern markets, Playtonia varies its focus from the huge-scale casual gaming community to dedicated e-Sports enthusiasts. Its team aims to build a strong gaming industry with

the capability of matching other popular sports – one that enables gamers to play at the highest professional level.

Playtonia’s offers a wide range of services, which include the provision of gaming platforms, organising eSports campaigns (offline & online), providing broadcast solutions, brand endorsement through media/eSports influencers, optimisation and running of digital marketing campaigns, promoting CSR activities combined with eSports, event management, content creation, and media and entertainment-related solutions.

About Razer:

Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.

The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services.

Razer’s award-winning hardware includes high-performance gaming peripherals and Blade gaming laptops.

Razer’s software platform, with over 125 million users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma RGB (a proprietary RGB lighting technology system supporting thousands of devices and hundreds of games/apps), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher).

Razer also offers payment services for gamers, youth, millennials and Gen Z. Razer Gold is one of the world’s largest game payment services, and Razer Fintech provides fintech services in emerging markets.

Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in Irvine (California) and Singapore, Razer has 17 offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe and China. Razer is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1337)

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