Sony Acquires Esports Tournament Platform

"The deal is all but sealed"

Sony Acquires Esports Tournament Platform

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced its plans to acquire for an undisclosed amount of money. The platform has been around for a number of years already and is seen as the go-to place for users to compete in free and paid entry tournaments for games like Fortnite, Call of Duty Warzone, League of Legends, PUBG and more.

Sony hasn’t shared exactly what the company plans to do with yet. However, it goes without saying that the company will most likely utilize its reputation and existing tournament models to help boost the PlayStation brand.

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SIE says the company is excited to explore new ways for players to engage in competitive gaming while also expanding into the esports industry. The company says that more details regarding the acquisition will be shared in the near future.

“At team, we’re excited to explore more ways for players to engage in competitive gaming and expand the breadth of our esports offerings. This is just the start of our journey and we look forward to sharing more updates with our community in the future.” CEO Aaron Fletcher says the acquisition will enhance the platform and allow Sony to offer a variety of tournament experiences for players to enjoy. He confirmed that even though the company will soon be owned by Sony Interactive Entertainment, it will remain a multiplatform tournament experience. 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.”


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