Wanyoo Cafe opens debut European site on Charing Cross Road
Shaftesbury has asigned that Asia’s largest social gaming internet café, Wanyoo Café, to opene its debut European eSports studio, offering gaming stations, leisure areas and co-working spaces, at 77-79 Charing Cross Road in London’s Chinatown.
As part of Shaftesbury’s Central Cross development in London’s West End, the new Wanyoo Café offers a 5,330-sq ft space featuring a 12-station esports battle area, a public gaming area and a mobile phone gaming space, all available to the general public. With high-speed internet access, six private two-player rooms, six private group-gaming rooms, Xbox and PS4 consoles connected to a 55-inch television, sofas, desks, board games, a large projector screen to view live streamed global eSports tournaments as well as a coffee and food bar, the space will be a gamers paradise.
Andrew Price, asset executive at Shaftesbury, said: “With an immense presence across Asia, the brand shares Shaftesbury’s focus for creating and building upon communities, and is a fantastic addition to this well-connected area of central London.”