Sony is investing even more into esports

Sony is investing even more into esports

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Sony is acquiring the esports tourney level Repeat.gg, marking the PlayStation maker’s latest concern into esports. Repeat.gg has enactment connected much than 100,000 tournaments with implicit 2.3 cardinal participants, reports GamesIndustry.biz, featuring fashionable games similar Fortnite, League of Legends, and Call of Duty: Warzone.

“Together with the talented Repeat.gg team, we’re excited to research much ways for players to prosecute successful competitory gaming and grow the breadth of our esports offerings,” Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Steven Roberts said to GamesIndustry.biz. “This is conscionable the commencement of our travel and we look guardant to sharing much updates with our assemblage successful the future.”

Because of the acquisition, Repeat.gg volition person entree to “more resources, crippled titles and technology,” the squad wrote in its blog station astir the acquisition. And the level volition proceed to enactment PC, mobile, and different consoles “alongside PlayStation.”

The Repeat.gg acquisition follows Sony’s acquisition of the prestigious esports tourney Evo successful concern with RTS last year. (The archetypal in-person Evo since 2019 volition beryllium taking spot in August.) The institution besides already hosts its ain tournaments done the PlayStation Tournaments platform, and arsenic Sony expands into unrecorded work games successful a large way, it seems arsenic if the institution is looking to find much ways to bring players unneurotic for competitions.

Monday’s acquisition is besides conscionable the latest successful a drawstring of caller deals. Sony officially closed its acquisitions of Destiny developer Bungie and Jade Raymond’s Haven Studios last week, and successful May 2021, it announced a large concern with Discord.

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