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 $60 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 leading mobile eSports platform, connecting the world’s 2.1 billion mobile gamers through competition. As the eSports provider for over 3,000 game studios, Skillz accounted for more than 20 percent of all eSports prizes awarded in 2015 while broadcasting 8.5 million minutes of gameplay to spectators worldwide.
Skillz makes games better by powering the competitions that players love and giving developers the chance to turn their game into the next great electronic sport. Founded in 2012, Skillz is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading venture capitalists as well as the owners of the New England Patriots, Milwaukee Bucks and New York Mets.