Internet café is extremely popular in western culture and also in most East – Asian countries. With a big part of the world’s gaming industry being in China it was only a matter of time before the Chinese gaming giants took the next step in the evolution of internet cafes.
Big names like Tencent, Sony & JD together have invested in a Chinese gaming company iDreamsky to create a new offline entertainment/gaming experience in the form of an Internet café.
This café will offer entertainment services including TV, Movies, Games and even eSports are all available and when paired with catering services it becomes a destination for entertainment seekers. A wide range of games will also be available for rent and with the advantage of booking private rooms to play games, it will definitely turn into a dream venue for many gamers. Whether it’s mobile, PC, Console, VR, or even board games, it can be rented in either private rooms or even large social spaces.
With Sony being a prime investor of iDreamsky, gamers will be able to enjoy PS4 (or later PS5) and its amazing games. The latest game release on PS4 (or later PS5) will also be available for gamers to rent and play, allowing gamers to have a complete experience. For people wanting to enjoy the latest trends like Switch can also enjoy it owing to the partnership of Tencent.
Gaming aside, the café is also set to provide many-on-demand movies. Users can book a private room or even a traditional theatre with a capacity of over 20+ can be booked. Not to mention one can also rent the movies which are not out on VOD yet.
eSports has become the latest trend in modern society, and the café promises to organize eSport events at the amateur, college, and even at professional levels. Hence, attracting a wide range of gamers looking for making a buck.
During their stay, gamers will be able to enjoy a wide range of facilities aside from gaming. The cafe will offer food and drinks via the retail stores with the option to order food directly using their phones. This service aims at making the gamers enjoying their private stay feel more comfortable.
The café is also set to host many retail sales service shops. This shop will offer various products like gaming consoles, accessories, collectables, and other items, courtesy of its partners. These products will be made available for offline purchases as well as online.
The next-gen café offered by iDreamsky will have an edge over traditional cafes mainly owing to its ability to provide users with facilities to socialize with friends in groups, playing games, or watching movies.
With big names in the gaming industry being its partners, this next-gen internet café of iDreamsky is a place to keep an eye on. The company is set to open 100+ stores in the next year.
Offering a successful eSport platform, and with facilities to rent the latest game releases and watch on-demand movies, with the in-built retail stores from brands like Sony and Tencent, this café is sure to boost the gaming industry in the upcoming years.
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