Meet the Muslim Gamer bringing Islam to the $170 billion industry

Well-known Islamic preacher Yusha Evans started the Muslim Gamers League in lockdown after watching his children turn to gaming to occupy themselves.

“Our overall idea to 1) give this Halal moderated platform for Muslim men who like gaming, 2) to take dawah to the streaming industry and 3) to create professional level players and content creators to go to the highest platforms of the e-sports industry.”

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A recent report reveals a 30% increase in hours spent gaming as people look to games consoles to stay busy during lockdown periods. Spending on games increased 400% during the time of the pandemic so far. The games industry is forecast to reach a total value of $170bn by the end of 2021. That makes it more lucrative than video and music combined.

“The streaming industry, especially when it came to gaming, streaming and e-sports such as Rocket League, Call of Duty league. With all of these things, we are becoming one of the largest media niches in the world right now. So I’m thinking how is there this huge niche out there and we don’t have any identity from the Muslim community in that space.”

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