ePlay Announces New Competitive Challenge Features to Big Shot Basketball App
Big Shot Basketball Beta iPhone app updated with new features and available in Apple App Store.
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ePlay Digital Inc. (CSE:EPY) today announced the release of new features for Big Shot™ Basketball iPhone app and the availability of those features in the Apple App Store. The update has new challenges where game players are automatically entered. Big Shot player’s drafts are automatically added to the Points and 3 Pointer Challenges and are awarded points for the on-court performance of their roster.
Other new updates include new selfie filters and stats updates in the Augmented Reality view. These new features are added to the recently updated expanded maps, swaps, digital items, new filters for taking augmented reality selfies, and tips to help players draft NBA players to their roster. Based on popular SnapChat filters,the new filters allow users to add weather, location, and NBA team information to personalized augmented reality selfies. The new SnapChat like filters, expanded maps, roster tips, and challenges are free to use for all users at all Big Shot™ game levels.
“Big Shot Basketball is actively being enhanced with great new features and functionality,” says Trevor Doerksen, CEO of ePlay Digital. “We receive great feedback and are able to react quickly to give our beta users important enhancements.”
The new features will help maintain ePlay’s momentum towards the launch of its first mobile esports game in the Big Shot™ augmented reality game series. Big Shot™ is ePlays’s augmented reality esports mobile game described as Pokémon Go meets sports, esports, and entertainment. Nintendo’s augmented reality game, Pokémon Go, earned USD $84.8 million in September, according to a recently released report from Sensor Tower.
China Daily recently reported the 2018 Chinese esports market will reach USD $18 billion with over 430 million players and viewers. ePlay, like other game developers and publishers, owns the game. ePlay is providing esports leadership in a vertically integrated manner – from game to league and from augmented reality to distribution – in multiple esports markets.
ePlay Digital Inc. is a mobile game creator and publisher specializing in sports, esports and entertainment augmented reality titles, including their new flagship title Big Shot Basketball. ePlay is operated by an award-winning team of sports, gaming and esports leaders as well as broadcast and digital technology industry experts, software engineers and athletes who have brought dozens of game titles to market for companies including Time Warner Cable, ESPN, Sony Pictures, AXS TV, Intel, AXN, Fiat, CBS, and others.
ePlay’s wholly owned subsidiary, Mobovivo esports specializes in augmented reality, mobile game development and mobile esports streaming.
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