PlayStation is constant its growth within the esports aspect of issues with the brand new acquisition of Repeat.gg. According to Gamesindustry.biz, Repeat.gg is a expertise platform with providers l ike internet hosting leaderboards and tournaments to make esports extra accessible. Repeat.gg has hosted over 100,000 tournaments.
“At PlayStation, our imaginative and prescient for esports has all the time been about breaking down obstacles for avid gamers to compete in any respect ranges,” mentioned Sony Interactive Entertainment’s vice chairman of world aggressive gaming Steven Roberts.
“Together with the proficient Repeat.gg crew, we’re excited to discover extra methods for gamers to have interaction in aggressive gaming and increase the breadth of our esports choices. This is simply the beginning of our journey and we sit up for sharing extra updates with our group sooner or later.”
“Repeat.gg was designed to allow new event codecs which can be simple to enter and scalable to thousands and thousands of gamers,” mentioned Repeat.gg CEO Aaron Fletcher. “We’re thrilled to affix the PlayStation crew and work collectively to reinforce the number of event experiences avid gamers can take pleasure in, no matter their ability stage.”
Far from the primary esports-related acquisition by Sony, the corporate had beforehand grew to become a co-owner alongside RTS of Evolution Championship Series—an annual combating sport event held in Las Vegas. The acquisition was introduced again in 2021.
Acquisitions by Sony outdoors of esports have additionally continued, with the corporate having not too long ago completed procedures for buying Bungie into the PlayStation household.