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PlayStation's attempt to widely enter eSports; Sony bought Repeat.gg

BingMag.com <b>PlayStation's</b> <b>attempt</b> to <b>widely</b> <b>enter</b> <b>eSports;</b> <b>Sony</b> <b>bought</b> Repeat.gg

PlayStation plans to continue its investments in the field of eSports, or electronic sports, and has acquired the Repeat.gg technology platform to expand this goal.

Repeat.gg hosts championships designed to make eSports more accessible. The platform tracks how players perform in games and allows them to participate in matches without having to be online at the same time. The company has hosted more than 100,000 multiplayer matches, or tournaments, and more than 2.3 million participants have participated in its tournaments to date. Sony Interactive explains: At PlayStation, our vision for eSports has always been about breaking down barriers for gamers to compete at all levels. Helping each other along with the talented team at Repeat.gg, we are excited to explore more ways to engage players in competitive gaming and expand the depth of our offerings in the eSports gaming space. This is just the beginning of our adventure and we plan to share more updates with our fan community in the future.

BingMag.com <b>PlayStation's</b> <b>attempt</b> to <b>widely</b> <b>enter</b> <b>eSports;</b> <b>Sony</b> <b>bought</b> Repeat.gg

Aaron Fletcher, CEO of Repeat.gg, added: Repeat.gg is designed to be able to create new formats of competitions that are easy to enter and scale. It includes millions of players. We are excited to join the PlayStation team and work together to increase the variety of tournament experiences that gamers can enjoy, regardless of skill level.

Repeat.gg announced that to Game competitions will continue to be offered on platforms other than PlayStation, including mobile, PC and other consoles. PlayStation has shown a strong interest in eSports recently and seems to have a lot of plans for it and high hopes for its future. In March of last year, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that it had acquired the biggest fighting game tournament, Evo. Now, with the purchase of Repeat.gg, Sony's presence in this field has become stronger than before.

They have also hosted PlayStation tournaments that included 30 games and were held in more than 70 countries. Last year, players won more than $5 million in prizes in 8,000 tournaments, with 50,000 players winning various prizes. They also plan to host more than 8,000 competitions this year, with 7 million registered participants already.

Source: GameIndustry.biz

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