Versus Systems, Inc.

December 22, 2016 03:01 ET

Versus Systems, Inc. Taps Gaming Industry Veteran Liz Pieri to Lead New Communications Effort

Prizing and Promotion Platform Expands Team as it Prepares for New Technology Launches and Partnerships in 2017

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 22, 2016) - Versus Systems, Inc. (CSE:VS)(CSE:VS.CN)(OTCQB:VRSSF)(FRANKFURT:BMVA) today announced that it has retained gaming communications veteran Liz Pieri to support the company's technology and partnership expansions in the rapidly growing, online competitive gaming market.

Versus is a proprietary system that allows advertisers and brands, as well as video game developers and publishers to provide prizing to players and spectators for their in-game or in-app skills and behaviors wherever they play. The key to the Versus solution is the Conditional Prize Matching system which identifies player characteristics, including age, location, and in-game behaviors and achievements - and matches those characteristics to digital, as well as real-world prizes that the players want.

To learn more about Versus Systems, please view their video on YouTube.

"We are delighted with the response we have had to Versus Systems this year, from all members of the online competitive gaming ecosystem," said Matthew Pierce, CEO of Versus Systems. "We look forward to leveraging Liz's industry expertise and deep contacts in the videogame space in the new year - a year in which the Versus platform and its partners will begin to reward the more than 1.5 billion competitive game players and spectators with prizes ranging from downloadable content to real money to physical goods."

Liz has been building successful, global communications campaigns for more than twenty years, with a focus on video games and interactive entertainment. She has worked with major brand holders including Disney, World Wrestling Entertainment, Ultimate Fighting Championship, and Nickelodeon while representing gaming companies THQ, Nintendo, MTV Games, and inXile Entertainment, and many others. She is excited to join the Versus Systems team.

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