ePlay releases new games and new eSports revenue source
ePlay Digital Inc. (CSE:EPY) today announced the release of the ePlay ES (eSports) series of games with Skillz Inc. Mobile gaming eSports platform. Skillz (SKLZ) recently started trading publicly on the New York Stock Exchange. Two new ePlay games have been added to the Skillz platform - Outbreak ES and SwishAR ES. These games join Big Shot Swish ES in the ePlay ES line-up.
It is anticipated that in 2021, Skillz’s patented technology will power over two billion casual esports tournaments and facilitate $1.6 billion in paid entry fees for games like Outbreak ES and SwishAR ES.The gaming industry is larger than movies, music, and books, with more than 2.7 billion gamers playing monthly. Mobile is the fastest-growing segment of the gaming market, expected to increase from $68 billion last year to $150 billion in 2025 (according to Newzoo and GlobalData).
The company now has three game categories are eSports, Sports, and Entertainment. iOS players can compete for cash prizes with Outbreak ES, SwishAR ES, and Big Shot Swish. ePlay has begun testing new marketing partners for its games and as those campaigns show progress further updates will be provided.
“ePlay’s partnership with Skillz is a thrilling new development as we bring our game portfolio to drive revenue from esports, in-app purchases and advertising,” says Trevor Doerksen, CEO of ePlay. “The ES series joins our flagship games Big Shot Basketball and Howie Go Viral.”
Fitness App Update
An additional category, first announced in August 2020, is also passing through testing and development milestones. ePlay has been adapting the game engine it created for Big Shot Basketball and Howie Go Viral for a fitness tracking mobile app. The app, currently under development, has been demonstrated to fitness and health industry leaders recently passing internal milestones. The company is currently working with new go-to-market partners and asking potential users to sign up to receive exclusive invites to be eligible to soon test the new augmented reality running app under development. Request invite at www.eplaydigital.com.
Featured ePlay eSports Game - SwishAR ES
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The company announces it has issued a total of 1,561,875 common shares in settlement of debts owed for services totaling $93,713 at $0.06 per share effective Feb 10, 2021. The settlements involve three consultants for services conducted through the last three quarters of 2020, including $70,087.50 incurred with a director and an officer of the company.
ePlay Digital Inc. is a mobile game creator and publisher specializing in sports, esports and entertainment augmented reality titles, including their new flagship title Big Shot Basketball and Howie Mandel mobile game collaboration - HowiesGames.com. ePlay is operated by an award-winning team of sports, gaming and esports leaders as well as broadcast and digital technology industry experts, software engineers and athletes who have brought dozens of game titles to market for companies including Time Warner Cable, ESPN, Sony Pictures, AXS TV, Intel, AXN, Fiat, CBS, and others.
ePlay’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Mobovivo esports specializes in augmented reality, mobile game development and mobile esports streaming.
2020 Released Games
Outbreak ES - iOS
SwishAR ES - iOS
Big Shot Swish ES - iOS