PlayStation acquires esports tournament platform Repeat.gg

PlayStation acquires esports tournament platform Repeat.gg

PlayStation wants to acquire Repeat.gg, a platform for e-sports tournaments, for a previously unknown sum. Don’t worry, the tournament platform will continue to support PC, mobile and other consoles.

Into the e-sports waters with your little toe

Repeat.gg aims to make e-sports more accessible to all players and allows participation in free and paid tournaments. These include events for games like Fortnite, Call of Duty Warzone, League of Legends, PUBG and Dota 2.

Steven Roberts, vice president of global competitive gaming at Sony Interactive Entertainment, tells Gamesindustry.biz: “At PlayStation, our vision for esports has always been about breaking down barriers for players to compete at all levels”.

“Together with the talented team at Repeat.gg, we look forward to exploring more ways for players to engage in competitive gaming and expanding the breadth of our esports offerings. This is just the beginning of our journey, and we’re excited We look forward to sharing more updates with our community in the future.”

Repeat.gg now has more options

Repeat.gg is also enthusiastic about the takeover, after all the company now has more resources and can use Sony’s technologies. CEO Aaron Fletcher says, “Repeat.gg was built to enable new tournament formats that are easy to enter and scalable to millions of players.”

“We are very excited to join the PlayStation team and work together to expand the variety of tournament experiences that players can enjoy regardless of skill level.”

Sony is currently on a spending spree and has already completed the acquisition of Haven Studios, Jade Raymond’s development studio, and Destiny developer Bungie.

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