Mobile Gaming Remains Africa’s Best Play Even In The PS5 Era

By  |  December 4, 2020

Gaming isn’t easy peasy. The latest ordeals of God of War’s Kratos already told us that. For a continent like Africa—sitting pretty on what has become the highest concentration of young people in the world—the task of basking in the glory of the Triple A and sustaining a cult of hardcore gamers has the markings of a coded language not even Robert Langdon can decipher. 

For diehard button-tapping nazis like Chuck, making life hard for European and American competitors on PUBG (PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds) isn’t hard to pull off. But like ArkAngel Predator PUBG—a professional eSports team—would say, the greatest victory is that which requires no battle. 

The major lynchpin of Africa’s gaming industry is being able to play as others do. If that’s certain, gamers from the continent won’t have to worry about Chuck’s gambit.

For gamers in this part of the continent, every millisecond counts. That is why Chuck, who resides in Kumasi, always finds himself abruptly defeated in a shootout with competitors from all over the world. 

It’s not Chuck’s ability to dock for safety that is lacking, neither is it his capacity to ace a headshot without missing. His count...

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