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WEEK IN REVIEW: Amazon launches GameOn service to dive deeper into mobile eSports, App Annie and IDC find players spent 3.6x more money on mobile gaming than consoles in 2017, Immortals creates mobile eSports team to compete in Tencent’s “Arena of Valor”

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  • Amazon has launched Game On, a cloud service enabling developers to integrate competitions and giveaways directly into their games. Developers will be able to pick and choose what sort of prizes players can win through their game. (CNBC)
  • Nintendo revealed its latest Nindies Showcase during GDC 2018, which will feature new and upcoming indie games slated to release on the Switch. Nintendo has noted that many of these games will be system exclusives or titles that will launch on the Switch first. (CNET)
  • Roblox has drawn more than 50 million players a month across PC, console and mobile devices to its Lego-like virtual world. Supported by a devoted community of 2 million independent content creators, Roblox saw 11 million creations pass through its platform. (VentureBeat)

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