Tech City Content Counselor: Mushfiqur Rahim has been branded as the country’s first cricket gaming app housemate Mushi The Dependable. It is jointly developed by KPC Enterprise and Turtle Solutions. State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak inaugurated the app at a hotel in Dhaka on Friday.
Among others present were cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim, gaming app creator and entrepreneur KPC Enterprise Chairman Kazi Sajedur Rahman, gaming app co-founder and chairman of Turtle Solutions Khan Rifat Salam and Bangladesh Internet Service Providers Association President Aminul Hakim.
The state minister said the boys of Bangladesh have created a gaming app. I saw it was a world class game. He also said that the way Mushfiqur Rahim has brought many victories to our country. We can also lead the gaming world under his leadership in the coming days. He said that in a short span of time, a multi-billion dollar gaming market will be created in Bangladesh and millions of young people will be employed. In the meantime, the ICT Division is setting up labs in different universities of the country as well as taking various activities besides training and financial assistance.
The gaming app incorporates almost all types of cricket batting strokes and bowling actions. There are three important modules: General, Multiplayer and Legendary mode.
In general mode a user can choose the opposing country; Against which he will play for Bangladesh. Mushfiqur will enter the field. You can choose the tournament of your choice, the playground. There are day-night matches, weather, toss, review system, third umpire’s decision and commentator’s description. All in all, hundreds of options and functions.
High-definition graphics have been added to give the feeling of the field while sitting at home. The game has the opportunity for live streaming in multiplayer mode. There can be teams of four or eight people with friends online in different parts of the world. They can play friendship matches or tournaments among themselves and if they want, they can stream it live from their Facebook or YouTube.
However, the most interesting mode of Howzat-Mushi The Dependable is the Legendary mode. Star Mushfiqur Rahim has played many matches in his career where he has almost won the losing match alone. In Legendary mode a user will start playing from a place where it is quite difficult to win. Mushfiqur will have to take the difficult challenge in his head.
Aminul Hakim, president of the Bangladesh Internet Service Providers Association, said, “I always try to keep those who are game developers ahead.” That’s why we’ve increased the speed of the Internet at all levels so that people in remote areas of the village can move forward in game development.
Khan Rifat Salam, chairman of Turtle Solutions, said it took 18 months of research behind the game. Eight game engineers of Bangladesh have worked tirelessly. About 70 lakh rupees has been invested. By 2030, the market will be about 230 billion dollars, then at least 1 percent of our country’s contribution.
Kazi Sajedur Rahman, chairman of KPC Enterprise, the maker of the gaming app, said, “Mushi the Dependable will become a multi-player game in a few days.” Then we can connect with the world at home.
This game made for the virtual world can be played both online and offline. keeping in tune with real time cricket.
A beta version of the gaming app is uploaded to the Google App Store,
to get an idea of people’s interest.
In just 24 hours,
more than 160,000 subscriptions were added and the game was played about 5 million times a week.
Two percent of the proceeds from these games will go to the Mushfiq Foundation.