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Noice revealed its gameplay for its gameplay livestreaming platform that includes its own multiplayer prediction game for spectators.
The combination game and livestreaming platform lets gamers wager on what will happen next in a Fortnite match, allowing players to get more engaged with every match that they spectate, said Jussi Laakkonen, CEO of Noice, in a press briefing where he demoed the platform.
Earlier this month, Noice announced it had raised $21 million in venture funding. To date, the company has raised a cumulative $27 million across two funding rounds, including an earlier $5 million seed round.
The prediction game lets players earn rewards and wager their own virtual currency, which they purchase with real money or win through loyalty rewards.
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Laakkonen’s team of 70 people built the platform over 3.5 years, with much of the work done during the pandemic. It will launch in 2024 with support for predictions in Fortnite and Apex Legends, with more games to come in the future, Laakkonen said.
Laakkonen was previously executive vice president at Unity. He cofounded Applifier before that and sold it to Unity in 2014. That gave him the funds to invest in Noice as well and to incubate it for multiple years. He said Noice distinguishes itself as a multiplayer game and livestreaming platform that transcends conventional boundaries. The platform reimagines livestreaming by seamlessly integrating viewers into theRead more on venturebeat.com