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ePlay Announces Presentation of Big Shot Basketball Esports App at Verizon 5G Immersive Technology in Sports & Entertainment Summit

October 25, 2018


Big Shot Augmented Reality featured at Augmented Reality Sports Conference



ePlay Digital Inc. (CSE:EPY) announced that the company has been invited to present Big Shot™ Basketball iPhone app at the Immersive Technology in Sports & Entertainment Summit in San Francisco next month. The Sports Innovation Network with a base in San Francisco and London, England has partnered with Verizon 5G Innovation Lab to hold an invite-only meet-up for senior executives, venture capitalists and selected startups to explore some of the most disruptive new technologies coming to market. The event is focused on emerging technologies, fan engagement, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, investment strategy, and commercial application.


ePlay submitted Big Shot™ to the Verizon 5G Lab Investor Day Advisory Board last month and was shortlisted to present its augmented reality esports game platform and mobile games. The Advisory Board that selected ePlay includes executives from: Google, Microsoft, Seattle Seahawks, Fox Sports, Tennis Canada, Las Vegas Golden Knights, Ichi Go, and the Indiana Pacers.


According to the Sports Innovation Network, “Immersive Technology is revolutionizing how sports leagues, broadcasters, new media and gaming companies connect, develop and grow their relationships with their fans.” The event’s sponsors and attendees include: ESPN, Microsoft, San Francisco 49ers, Sacramento Kings, Intel, Google, Activision Blizzard, CBS, Fox, Golden State Warriors, and AEG.


“Big Shot is a great platform to publish mobile esports games,” says Trevor Doerksen, CEO of ePlay Digital. “Big Shot is leading the way in mobile esports and augmented reality offering unique experiences, advertising, and revenue opportunities.”



Big Shot™ is ePlays’s augmented reality esports mobile game described as Pokémon Go meets sports, esports, and entertainment. Nintendo’s augmented reality game, Pokémon Go, earned USD $84.8 million in September, according to a recently released report from Sensor Tower. In-app purchases in games like Big Shot™ and Pokémon Go drive significant new revenue. Pokémon Go is estimated to have a global gross revenue of USD $2.01 billion since 2016. The mobile game was downloaded 8.86 million times last month representing a 100 percent increase year-over-year compared to September 2017, according to Sensor Tower.


China Daily recently reported the esports market in China alone will reach USD $18 billion with over 430 million players and viewers. ePlay, like other game developers and publishers, owns the game. ePlay is providing esports leadership in a vertically integrated manner - from game to league and from augmented reality to distribution - in multiple esports markets.


About ePlay

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. 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.


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Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE): Symbol EPY

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