Sony Interactive Entertainment Acquires Repeat.gg, An Online Gaming Platform Where Players Compete For Real Cash And Coins In Their Favorite Video Games
Over the previous few years, PlayStation has made an effort in increasing extra into the esports facet of gaming. Last yr, they made a giant acquisition, buying EVO, the most important combating recreation event. Today, Sony Interactive Entertainment has introduced that it’s buying Repeat.gg, a web-based world platform the place gamers can compete for actual money and cash in your favourite video video games on each consoles and PC.
Repeat is worked up to announce we are actually part of the Sony Interactive Entertainment household, the house of @PlayStation and plenty of superb recreation studios.
— Repeat.gg – Tournaments (@Repeatgg) July 18, 2022
Repeat.gg CEO Aaron Fletcher said: “Repeat.gg was designed to enable new tournament formats that are easy to enter and scalable to millions of players. We’re thrilled to join the PlayStation team and work together to enhance the variety of tournament experiences gamers can enjoy, regardless of their skill level.”
Talking extra about why Repeat is becoming a member of PlayStation, the corporate mentioned “We have been talking with SIE for some time now as we wanted to ensure that our vision and goals aligned. At Repeat, we have always focused on “Esports for Everyone”. We need to carry the fun and rush of competitors to each gamer, regardless of your ability stage. We did this by creating automated, easy-to-enter tournaments that may scale to hundreds of thousands of simultaneous gamers and have all the time centered on creating an inclusive setting the place gamers may compete, enhance and have enjoyable! SIE mirrors this imaginative and prescient, and with their assist, Repeat may have the chance to scale and create esports occasions for hundreds of thousands of gamers. Our aim is to ship some really distinctive experiences at a scale we might not be capable to with out SIE’s assist.”
The firm has hosted over 100,000 tournaments with greater than 2.3 million individuals.
Repeat mentioned that they are going to proceed to assist PC, cell, and different consoles alongside PlayStation. This consists of the addition of the most well-liked aggressive recreation titles, no matter what platform they’re on.
“At PlayStation, our vision for esports has always been about breaking down barriers for gamers to compete at all levels,” defined Steven Roberts, vice chairman of worldwide aggressive gaming at Sony Interactive Entertainment.