VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 1, 2017) - Versus Systems, Inc. (CSE:VS)(CSE:VS.CN)(OTCQB:VRSSF)(FRANKFURT:BMVA) today announced a partnership with Rockstar, Inc., manufacturers of Rockstar Energy Drink, to expand the Versus in-game prize offerings for video gamers. Players will compete in-game for exclusive access to Rockstar events, apparel, and branded products.
"Rockstar is a perfect partner for the Versus engine," said Matthew Pierce, CEO, Versus Systems. "Events, apparel, gear, and the iconic Rockstar Energy Drink - these are ideal rewards for so many gamers in so many games. We can't wait to start offering Rockstar prizing, and the Rockstar lifestyle, inside all Versus-enabled games."
"Versus has built a robust engine that makes it easy for us to reward gamers for their in-game performance," said Jason May, EVP of Marketing, Rockstar, Inc. "Versus allows gamers select a prize, like the latest Rockstar apparel designs, to compete for in-game. Winners can look forward to more than leaderboard dominance - real prizes will actually show up on their doorstep. Rockstar supports gaming - Versus gives us a new, really cool way to reward players!"
VersusSystems allows game developers and publishers to provide their players with a steady stream of fresh content in the form of cool prizes that players can pre-select before they compete in-game. Prizes including gear, apparel, concert tickets, energy drinks, DLC, and cash - all from brands gamers care about like Rockstar, Han Cholo, Tier 1 Games, and others. Versus wants every gamer at home to feel like an eSports phenomenon playing for real prizes. See how Versus works here: https://youtu.be/a37iab8qGbY.
Rockstar, Inc. is a leading producer of Energy Drinks and lifestyle products for people with active and exhausting lifestyles, from athletes to rock stars. Rockstar offers products at retail outlets in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Las Vegas, NV. Rockstar sponsors action sports, motor sports, concerts, artists, and live events across the globe. Rockstar has previously worked in the video gaming space with notable franchises such as Gears of War and Forza with Microsoft Studios and Xbox.
Versus Systems, Inc. has developed a proprietary in-game prizing and promotions engine featuring conditional prizing and dynamic regulatory compliance. To learn more about Versus, see the website at www.versussystems.com, or watch their recent video on YouTube.
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