Esports tournament platform Repeat has launched an all-in-one tournament platform to make it easy for brands to launch campaigns that practically run themselves and offer deep insights into ROI, user engagement and campaign performance.
Tournaments are one of the most effective strategies for engaging with gamers and making them feel like they’re getting special treatment from brands, but they are time consuming to set up, requiring thousands of company hours and numerous employees to manage. Engagement also falls off a cliff once the tournament begins and players are eliminated from rounds.
Repeat, which has hosted over 75,000 tournaments and 60 million games and whose user base grew 550% in Q4 2020, has innovated on that model using a robust technology approach and shifting the esports tournament format to increase engagement and buy-in from gamers.
“It’s incredibly rewarding to help brands run successful esports campaigns at a fraction of their typical time and resource allocation. A single campaign with Repeat can generate results that would take 200+ tournaments to achieve elsewhere. Our unique ability to measure success with tangible data and brand outcomes is also an important step to bringing more accountability to esports partnerships,” Aaron Fletcher, co-founder and CEO of Repeat, said.
“Repeat provides a fun and exciting experience for its users with a proven ability to generate qualified leads at a competitive cost and minimal recruiter work hours. The results from our initial campaign were so successful, we have already started our second campaign. The U.S. Army is looking forward to running even more extensive campaigns in the future with Repeat,” Derick Sizemore, virtual recruiting team manager at U.S. Army, said.
“The pandemic has been a driver to create better online gaming experiences that everyone can participate in, and Repeat’s platform has made it super simple to host tournaments our community can look forward to every week. It’s also been a value add to our sponsors like GFuel, who have expanded their collaboration with us directly as a result of the success we’ve had, with our Repeat tournaments reaching millions of gamers,” The Fortnite Guy, CEO, founder and owner of Team Kungarna, said.