With more than a third of new marriages beginning online, it’s safe to say that the internet is changing the face of dating – for the better.
More and more people are connecting with potential partners through the web, with statistics showing that individuals who meet their significant other online have happier, more fulfilled relationships than those who meet offline.
UK web based acquisition company Navci Ltd has announced its acquisition of online dating site Date Hero, which aims to unite gamer men and women from across the world.
Daniel Leahy, Managing Director of Navci Ltd, said: ”Gaming is renowned as a solitary pastime but it needn’t be – Date Hero allows likeminded gamers to connect, share experiences and maybe even find love as they bond over a shared love of video games.”
According to figures, the average gamer is 34 years old and spends approximately 8 hours a week indulging their passion for console or computer games. While many 30-somethings work full-time jobs and have little time to look for love, websites like Date Hero make it easy to combine the endeavour with a gaming hobby.
Date Hero has a growing base of more than 200,000 members and Navci Ltd hopes to extend this figure further.
Mr Leahy added: ”This acquisition is a fantastic opportunity to break into the online dating market and also the growing gaming community; Navci Ltd long-term plan is to invest in growing markets like these.”