Of course, Sony is not neglecting such an important section of video games as electronic sports. After taking over EVO last year, the largest organizer of eSports tournaments in the world, the company has now taken the step of get hold of Repeat.gg.
As revealed from GamesIndustry.biz, the Japanese company has explained that “our vision of esports has always been to break down barriers so that players can compete at all levels.” Steven Roberts, Vice President of Global Gaming Competitions at Sony, said: “We are excited to explore more ways for gamers to engage in competitive play and expand the breadth of our eSports offering.”
Repeat.gg is a company in charge of creating qualifying tournaments for make esports more accessible. There are more than 100,000 tournaments organized throughout its existence with more than 2.3 million participants.
Aaron Fletcher, CEO of Repeat.gg, has welcomed the agreement, since “we are delighted to join the PlayStation team and work together to improve the variety of tournament experiences that players can enjoy, regardless of their skill level” . Of course, the platform will continue to launch competitions on systems other than PlayStation, be they mobile, PC and consoles.