SKILLZ IN ESPORTS
GROWTH IN ESPORTS
eSports are experiencing explosive growth across the board: players, viewers and venture capitalist funding. As the industry achieves mainstream status, it’s only fitting that competition be made available
to all players around the world.
That’s where Skillz comes in.
esports for everyone
Skillz is the worldwide leader in mobile eSports. Skillz has awarded over $45 million to players and today awards far more in prizes than the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA). Skillz is democratizing eSports by allowing anyone with
a mobile device to compete.
Skillz LIVE EVENTS
Turn any streamer channel, bar, venue, or stadium into an eSports arena with Skillz Live. Host your own tournaments in any Skillz powered game and share the action live with your fans and followers. Check out Skillz Live to sign up and see how easy it is to host your first Skillz Event.
Today people spend more time playing video games than playing all offline sports combined. There are already
188 million people watching eSports, and total eSports viewing hours will reach 6.6 billion by 2018. eSports now have a fan base that rivals most traditional sports leagues, and The industry is on pace to surpass
$9 billion in revenue by 2017.
Skillz is the worldwide leader in mobile eSports. The Skillz tournament management system can be integrated into any mobile game, enabling developers to offer eSports competitions to their users. Skillz allows players of all skill levels, from amateur to professional, to compete in tournaments of all sizes. Skillz has hosted more than 70 million mobile tournaments for players in over 180 countries.
More than 1,600 game studios use the Skillz platform, which awards over $2 million in cash prizes to players every month. Skillz is powering the future of eSports competitions by focusing on what’s best for both players and developers. Founded in 2012, Skillz has offices in San Francisco and Boston and has raised over $28 million in funding from sources including the owners of the New England Patriots, Milwaukee Bucks and New York Mets.