Nintendo and PlayVS brings Smash Ultimate to high school
Nintendo announced a new and official partnership with PlayVS today that brings Smash Ultimate esports and Splatoon 2 to high schools as recognized varsity athletics. We’re excited to share an official partnership with @PlayVS that will make #SmashBrosUltimate & #Splatoon2 officially recognized varsity athletics at participating high schools beginning in Fall 2021! Learn more, including […]
Riot Games and Epic Games team up with PlayVS for Summer Showdown 2020
PlayVS recently revealed the Summer Showdown’s sponsors and prizes. Organized by the scholastic esports platform, this tournament attracted many big names in the esports industry. Among the official sponsors are Riot Games, Epic Games, Alienware, Respawn, Logitech, and more. Summer Showdown is one of the biggest esports tournaments for high schools and collegiate esports, so […]
Why Are High Schools Adding Esports Programs?
Esports is no longer a niche industry, with projected 2019 revenues at over $1.1 billion and growing. Even as the industry leaders continue to attract multi-million dollar investments, esports is rapidly penetrating the grassroots of the American education system. There is a growing acceptance of esports in high schools and universities. Esports is no longer […]
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