LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlay Digital Inc. (CSE:EPY) (“ePlay”, the “Company”), today announces that it has added Ray Brown EVP of NCredible Entertainment and President of Ankle Socks and Baseball Pants to its strategic advisory board. Brown, a TV and film producer, partners with top sports and entertainment figures to help ensure television shows, movies, consumer products, restaurants, and digital enjoy market success.

ePlay products, such as the recently announced ePlay Now! and a new Augmented Reality (AR) sports apps, will leverage Brown’s expertise and sports and entertainment network to provide accelerated marketing support to expand and develop existing technology in the market.  ePlay is leveraging its existing Sports Game Engine (SGE) and its recently developed Unity 3D/AR games to launch ePlay branded sports and eSports apps starting in the summer of 2017.

“We work with some of the biggest sports and entertainment figures in the world,” says Ray Brown, EVP of NCredible Entertainment and President of Ankle Socks and Baseball Pants Productions. “ePlay’s technology and upcoming product launches attract professional athletes, teams, Hollywood celebrities and media companies to join the team.”

Brown will assist ePlay in bringing its sports and entertaining technology platform and deep mobile app experience to grow audiences exponentially for new and existing business clients and in marketing for ePlay’s own branded apps.  The company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Mobovivo, was named one of the top innovation companies at the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Mashable magazine.

“We have learned through working with our fantastic business-to-business clients how great marketing partnerships, timing, and product to market fit are essential to success,” says Trevor Doerksen, CEO of ePlay. “With Ray on our strategic advisory board, relationships, expertise, and a number of unfair marketing advantages will promote growth and blow away competition.”
The partnership will help ensure ePlay’s branded apps become some of the most popular mobile eSports and sports games. The business is expected to increase overall 2017 revenue to ePlay from national brands and exclusive long term advertising contracts in addition to growing its software licensing revenue from business clients.            

About ePlay Digital
ePlay Digital Inc. develops real-time fan engagement technologies that enable TV networks, venues, teams, leagues and brands to evolve and meet the demands of today's highly-engaged audiences. ePlay bridges the gap between traditional broadcast and dynamic, next generation multi-platform networks that deliver interactive content, live streaming, augmented reality, fantasy sports, and social media across multiple devices. ePlay is operated by a team of sports, gaming and eSports authorities as well as broadcast and digital technology industry experts, software engineers and athletes who have brought the Mobovivo Sports Game Engine to market and successfully partnered with companies including Time Warner Cable, ESPN, Sony Pictures, AXS TV, Intel, AXN, Fiat, CBS, Cineplex, and others.

Further Information
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For further information please contact:
Trevor Doerksen, CEO, and Director
Telephone: (403) 775-9475
E-mail: info@eplaydigital.com 
Website: www.eplaydigital.com