PlayStation continues esports expansion with acquisition

Expansion within esports for PlayStation continues, with the acquisition of the technology platform.

Repeat hosts leader board tournaments designed to make esports more accessible, tracking how players are performing in games and allowing them to participate in competitions without having to be online. Repeat has hosted more than 100,000 separate tournaments, with a total in excess of two million unique players. The company has hosted over 100,000 tournaments with more than 2.3 million participants.

Steven Roberts, VP of Global Competitive Gaming at Sony Interactive Entertainment, says: “At PlayStation, our vision for esports has always been about breaking down barriers for gamers to compete at all levels. Together with the talented team, we are 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, adds: “ was designed to enable new tournament formats that are easy to enter and scalable to millions of players. We are thrilled to join the PlayStation team and work together to enhance the variety of tournament experiences gamers can enjoy, regardless of their skill level.”