Ready Player 123: The W London moves up a level as it opens first luxury gaming suite

Youtube gamer Vikkstar 123 at the W Hotel London

YouTube gaming sensation Vikkstar123 has christened the W London’s first ever luxury gaming hotel suite, appropriately with Warzone 2.0.

Vikkstar123 rose to fame as a member of YouTube group, The Sidemen (along with KSI, Miniminter, Zerkaa, TBJZL, Behzinga, and W2S).

In a contemporary twist to the usual luxury hospitality offering, this new suite in the five star Marriott owned property features a leading-edge gaming rig and comes with a DigiValet offering a specialised ‘brain food’ menu, which includes chicken or tofu baos, DIRTEA mushroom sliders and protein balls.  

The five star Marriott owned hotel features a leading-edge gaming rig and offers a specialised ‘brain food’ menu…

This is the first high-end hotel and gaming collaboration we’ve come across, and we’re wondering if it could start a trend. The installed hardware is certainly impressive. The gaming suite is decked out with Samsung’s 55-inch Odyssey Ark QLED screen, a next-gen Xbox console, and CyberPower gaming PC, plus a lush Secret Lab TITAN Evo chair. Peripherals have been supplied by Hyper X.

The gaming suite can be booked for an overnight stay, with in-room dining and personalised touches. There’s no guarantee you’ll leave your stay as a gaming professional, but it’ll sure be fun to try.

The W London is already renowned for its designer suites, and if you need to take a screen break, cocktails await in the Perception bar, which overlooks Leicester Square.

The W London Gaming Suite is available as a package from November through to April 2023, with prices starting at £1,500

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Creator of Home Cinema Choice magazine, and editor of The Luxe Review, Steve muses and reviews for Trusted Reviews, T3, Yahoo UK, Home Cinema Choice, Games Radar, Ideal Home, Louder Sounds, Channel News and Boat International. He’s also the editor of professional home cinema website Inside CI. He's on Twitter and Instagram as @SteveMay_UK

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