The journey of this café started in 2003 and went on to become the most successful private gaming café in India, “DIGINET DIGITAL EXPERIENCE ZONE” in Hyderabad. International tournaments like Intel GAME ON, KODE 5, ESWC Regionals and WCG India prelims, ASUS WGT prelims were successfully held at Diginet. Diginet is the first of the Indian gaming cafe’s to be registered on Nvidia certified cafe and Intel Game On gaming initiatives. Survived in a country with no prior video gaming culture and pioneered several firsts to remain the most successful of private gaming cafes in India. The Diginet brand was also engaged in consulting and powering the management of several gaming and family entertainment zones pan India.
In 2013, celebrating a decade in gaming journey, and evolving and keeping up with changes in time to be relevant for the next decade, the café has rebranded and evolved into a new brand and avatar “PLAYMAX INTERACTIVE”.
Playmax Gaming Cafe spans three floors, each level with designated function and covering a total area of 6000+ Square feet in all.
THE DIGITAL GAMING LEVEL: fully air-conditioned floor offering 35 High performance gaming PC’s, 6 no’s PlayStation 3 & 4, 2 no’s Xbox, 2 no’s Wii consoles, high uptime and stable 250Mbps net on fibre, Gigabit network, Game Library, Consoles, Games, Accessories retail counter, Game event servers, dedicated projector for showing live event games and replays.
RELAXATION AND REJUVENATION LEVEL: Chinese cuisine kitchen with take away, Rooftop beach style Coffee Shop, HD projector with 8ft screen, Amplified multiple JBL Pro Audio setup, TV connection with sports channel pack, trained kitchen and service staff and a capacity to host 50 people dining style or 100 people theatre style.
TABLES LEVEL: 3 Pool tables & 1 Billiards table, 1 Foo’s ball table, Caroms COMMON FACILITIES: Wi-Fi for the building, 24 hour CCTV recorded coverage of all levels, Independent APC UPS backup for servers and network rack, Dual independent UPS for the systems with backup of 1 hour on full load, Inverters for lighting and fans, 30KVa dedicated Generator, reserved 2-wheeler parking in cellar for Playmax. Staff who have been with Playmax/Diginet for a long time and know the gamers and their requirements to the dot.
In 2017, we have opened a second outlet for the Company in Begumpet.
Playmax is promoted by a technocrat and a serial entrepreneur, strong in planning and visioning with 18 years’ experience in building successful companies spanning Gaming, IT Systems, and Network Solutions, Consumer Marketing, Sales and Distribution, Automobiles.
The current venture, Playmax Interactive, aspires to be one of India’s best-known gaming brands. Krishna Kalagara is an avid gamer for a long time, and having in-depth knowledge and many relationships & contacts in IT and gaming industry.