VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 22, 2016) - Versus Systems Inc. (the "Company" or "Versus") (CSE:VS)(FRANKFURT:BMVA) has signed an agreement with leading lifestyle brand Han Cholo to provide prizes for players and spectators participating in Versus-enabled video games. This prizing partnership will provide video game developers and publishers the ability to offer their players unique prizes, jewelry, and accessories for participating in competitive matches of their games.
Han Cholo is the creator of "it" accessories for fashionistas, celebrities, and gamers alike -- fans include Kendrick Lamar, Brad Pitt, Miley Cyrus, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Snoop Dogg, and Daft Punk. Founder and CEO Brandon Schoolhouse has developed accessories for Star Wars, Xbox, Metal Gear Solid, Sonic the Hedgehog, and recently made a Voltron ring that was featured in the movie Deadpool.
Brandon Schoolhouse said of Han Cholo joining Versus: "I'm really excited to be part of this team. As a gamer, I know that this will change the gaming community as well as the world of how we play games, bringing out the best in people. Competitive gaming just got a lot more interesting. 'GAME ON.'"
Matthew Pierce, Versus CEO said: "We are thrilled to be working with Han Cholo as a Versus prize provider. Brandon and his team have built one of the coolest lifestyle brands out there and we believe that Versus is a perfect way to bring Han Cholo products and accessories to gamers everywhere. Our goal at Versus is to make games more fun and we can't imagine a better way to do that than to allow players to compete to win the products they love."
About Han Cholo
Han Cholo is a lifestyle fashion and accessories brand that has done custom work for Lucas Arts' STAR WARS, Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo Wii, the Oscars, the Grammy's, Hasbro, Boost Mobile, HHGL Awards, Hot Wheels, MTV Awards, Doritos, MSTRKRFT, Teenage Riot Records, Mad Decent, X Large, Klipsch Speakers, Disney's Tron, Bloc 28, Diamond Supply, Amp Energy Drink, Burton Snowboards, Yo! MTV Raps, Kat Von D, Puma and more. Han Cholo's most recent gaming collaborations include custom accessories for Metal Gear, and a partnership with SEGA celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog.
The Company is developing a software platform that allows video game publishers and developers to offer prize-based matches and tournaments of their games. This proprietary technology is being integrated into select games that will be in market in early 2017.
To learn more about Versus, see the website at www.versussystems.com, or watch the video on Vimeo or on YouTube.
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