TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or the “Company”) announced a partnership with leading interactive entertainment company, Ubisoft, to create and publish a unique video content series focusing on their highly popular esports title, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege.
theScore will leverage its industry-leading esports content team to produce a series of videos covering the most compelling stories from the teams and personalities across Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege community. Each video will be custom-made to include branded integrations from Ubisoft, helping to promote their Pro League and international events.
“theScore esports has built a powerful reputation for highly engaging and dynamic video storytelling, providing competitive gaming fans globally with unrivaled access and insight into the titles, leagues, players and personalities they love,” said Aubrey Levy, VP of Marketing & Partnerships at theScore. “We’re excited to work with globally recognized publisher Ubisoft to showcase all of the incredible stories surrounding the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Siege community.”
theScore esports has become one of the leading online destinations for video content dedicated to the competitive gaming scene, with popular franchises including The Story Of, Best Of, Don’t @ Me and Esports Shorts. In Q3 F2019 (March to May 2019) theScore esports generated a record 64 million video views across all of its platforms, which was year-over-year growth of 188%. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege video content will be hosted on theScore esports’ YouTube channel, which recently passed 890,000 subscribers.
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About theScore Inc.
theScore creates highly-engaging digital products and content that empower sports fans. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social, and esports platforms, and has announced plans to launch a mobile sports betting application in the United States, subject to receipt of all relevant licenses and approvals.
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2018–19 fiscal year Ubisoft generated Net Bookings of €2,029 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoft.com. © 2015 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Tom Clancy’s, Rainbow Six, the Soldier Icon, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.
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