LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – Sept. 29, 2016) – Versus Systems, Inc. (CSE:VS)(CSE:VS.CN)(FRANKFURT:BMVA) has signed an agreement with innovative gaming accessories and licensed collectables manufacturer TIER1™ to provide prizes for players and spectators participating in Versus-enabled video games. This prizing partnership will provide video game developers and publishers the ability to offer their players unique accessories, peripherals and licensed products.
TIER1 Accessories designs, develops, manufactures, and markets performance enhancing gaming peripherals and licensed collectables. An innovation leader in the industry, TIER1 represents the pinnacle of design sensibility and utility, providing gamers from novice to pro the tools they need to perform beyond their typical skill thresholds. TIER1 is headquartered in Irvine, California and can be found at www.tier1accessories.com and across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as @Tier1VGA.
“The TIER1 team and I are thrilled to partner with Versus Systems,” notes Gerard Lambert Block, Vice President at TIER1. “The new paradigm of gamer engagement delivered by Versus Systems will radically alter what it means to be a competitive player or fan. We look forward to the impact Versus Systems will have upon the videogame industry and winning players enjoying TIER1 products.”
About TIER1 Accessories
TIER1 Accessories designs performance focused controllers, peripherals and licensed collectable products for gamers in the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan and across Europe. TIER1’s announced licensed product lines include light and sound figures based on the Street Fighter® franchise created by Capcom Co. Ltd. as well as the Precision Armory blind pick series based on the upcoming Titanfall®2 developed by Respawn Entertainment, LLC and published by Electronic Arts, Inc. TIER1 products are currently carried around the world at GameStop, ThinkGeek.com, EB Games, Sears, Hot Topic, SimplyMac, Bic Camera and Yodabashi.
Versus, a Nevada corporation with offices in Los Angeles, is developing a software platform that allows video game publishers and developers to offer prize-based matches and tournaments of their games. This proprietary technology is currently being integrated into select games that are expected to be in market in Q1 2017.
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