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Microsoft Acquires Esports Platform

Microsoft Acquires Esports Platform - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 January 2021 / 3,570 Views

Microsoft has acquired esports platform The news was shored by the official Twitter account and confirmed by Microsoft's MSN Esports Twitter account.

"Today, we're excited to announce that Microsoft has acquired," said via Twitter. 

"With this acquisition, the community and tournament organizers will continue to benefit from the platform, while our team will now benefit from additional resources and support as part of the Microsoft Content Services team.

"For now, it's business as usual as our combined team continues to support our community and tournament organizers. We're excited about this acquisition's potential to further empower the esports community and expand's reach and scale."

The MSN Esports Twitter account added, " is joining us at Microsoft. Same great tournament organization features. Same amazing team. Even more support and opportunities. Get ready to play!"

The amount Microsoft acquired for was not disclosed. 

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Wonder what Microsoft is hoping to accomplish with this purchase

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