Skillz launches new eSports multiplayer platform

Mobile eSports company Skillz has been busy working building its brand (which is easier with a total funding of USD 28 mio. raised) and claims to have 7 million registered players now. The platform is planned to pay out over USD 1 million in cash prizes every two weeks.

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NPD: Kids spend five days a week on mobile devices

According to NPD Group´s latest study, kids have an avverage of 12 apps on their mobile devices, out of which 6,5 are gaming apps and 88 percent of the total apps were acquired for free.

Gaming is by far the most popular on a kid´s average 5 times one-hour sessions per week.

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