Dubai: AEGaming, in partnership with Hub Zero, the region’s first family-friendly entertainment hub by Meraas located in City Walk, is inviting gamers to be part of a Guiness World Record attempt for the longest video livestream between June 1st and June 8th, 2017. Set to last a whopping 7 days, 7 hours and 7 minutes, the world record attempt will contest the current record which stands at 6 days, 6 hours and 30 minutes held by Lifestyler TV in Cologne, Germany.
The gaming extravaganza kicked off at 3 PM on June 1st at Hub Zero’s LAN Gaming area situated on the 1st floor which will be open for a full 24 hrs every day during the 7 day livestream. The schedule will comprise of LAN gaming tournaments, regular gameplay streaming, challenges such as the blindfold challenge where players will have to manouver the game blindfolded and a final boss challenge, where an amateaur gamer will battle a pro gamer. Adding to the action will also be a host of daily competitions taking place in ground floor of Hub Zero at attractions such as Sports Academy, Double Agent, Gear of War and more.
Pro and amateur gamers alike from the emirate can sign up for free for the individual gaming tournaments and show off their tricks at games such as Overwatch, Hearthstone, Dota 2, and CS:G0. As an added extra for for those participating in the tournaments , there will also be a host of exciting prizes up for grabs such as free passes from Hub Zero and leading gaming hardware and electronics brand.
Commenting on the Guiness World Record attempt, Jean Marc Bled, General Manager, Leisure & Entertainment at Meraas, said: “We are thrilled to be partnering with AEGaming to host this Guiness World Record breaking event at Hub Zero. The live stream gives us an opportunity to tap into the incredibly talented gamers in the country and also showcase Hub Zero as the premiere gaming destination in the country. We are confident that we will will be able to achieve our goal with the help of everyone involved and we are looking forward to welcoming all gaming enthusiasts to an unparralled gaming experience at Hub Zero.”
The livestream will begin at 3 PM of June 1st and will end at 10:07 PM on June 8th, 2017. To tune in to all the fun and show us your support, simply log on to AEGaming YouTube channel.
About Hub Zero:
Hub Zero is a family-friendly entertainment hub which offers visitors a fun-filled day out with 18 thrilling rides, attractions and experiential zones. Spread across two floors, with rides and attractions on the ground floor and four entertainment zones on the mezzanine floor; pool tables, arcade machines, a LAN gaming area and karaoke rooms, the hub also has cafes across both floors and a gift shop for themed merchandise.
Meraas is a Dubai-based holding company with operations and assets in the UAE and overseas. The company has established itself as a key innovator in UAE and follows a clear mandate to strengthen Dubai’s global position. Through its portfolio of refreshingly innovative landmark concepts, Meraas aims to redefine industries across multiple sectors. Meraas has also forged collaborative relationships with key partners who will add value to its offering. The company has launched several projects in the tourism, retail, leisure and entertainment sectors.