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A major update to theScore esports’ leading iOS and Android apps has landed, adding live scoring coverage for Call of Duty, Hearthstone and StarCraft II tournaments. The update also includes a new ‘spoiler mode’ and reinforces theScore esports as the most comprehensive multi-game mobile app to follow competitive gaming.

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– Leader in esports media marks first anniversary with mobile app redesign

One-year after theScore esports’ full launch, its iOS and Android apps have been totally refreshed from top to bottom, delivering sharper visuals and a look that better complements the high-quality coverage of the biggest tournaments, teams and players. A redesign of theScoreesports.com will follow in the coming weeks.

“In just one year theScore esports has become a favourite of fans of competitive gaming across the world and we think this new look not only means we have the best esports app, but the best looking one too,” said Michael Gerbone, Vice President of Product for theScore esports.

Since March 2015, theScore esports has established itself as a leader in gaming media, building out one of the largest independent teams of writers, editors and video producers dedicated to round-the-clock global news coverage of games including League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Call of Duty and StarCraft II.

Its mobile app has also become a must-have for fans that want to stay on top of all the action, delivering live scoring updates, stats, player profiles, push notifications and news and video updates from the biggest tournaments.

Download or update theScore esports NOW from the App Store and Google Play.

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Tristan Kruth
TriplePoint PR
Email: tkruth@triplepointpr.com
Tel: 415-955-8500

About theScore esports

theScore esports is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive real-time coverage from the world of competitive video gaming. theScore esports delivers live scores and stats from the biggest tournaments while its editorial team provides exclusive breaking news, match analysis and video content. theScore esports app is available on iOS and Android.

About theScore Inc.

theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats and alerts via its mobile sports platforms theScore and theScore esports and fantasy sports contests via QuickDraft.

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Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

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theScore eSports, the number one mobile app for dedicated real-time coverage from across the world of competitive gaming, has been confirmed as the Coverage Partner of ESL One Cologne.

theScore eSports is the best way to follow all the action from the massive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament in Germany, delivering live scores, stats and breaking news throughout the event, which runs until Sunday.

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– Mobile sports company brings the ultimate mobile eSports experience to the App Store

TORONTO, March 12 2015 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today brought the ultimate mobile eSports experience to the App Store with the launch of theScore eSports on iOS.

Debuting on Android last month, the launch of theScore eSports made global headlines (Forbes, Gigaom, Mashable, The Next Web) by giving fans of competitive gaming an app for breaking news, live scores, stats, push alerts and links to video highlights and streams from across the world of eSports.

John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore, said that after the amazing response to the Android app he was excited about the iOS launch.

“We were blown away by the reception to the launch of theScore eSports by professional gaming fans from all over the world and it’s great we can now bring that experience to those on iOS devices too,” he said.

“The feedback from eSports fans over the first month has been fantastic, and the team is already hard at work on the next set of updates, which will deliver even deeper multi-game coverage.”

To mark the iOS launch, theScore eSports was today unveiled as the official coverage partner of ESL for the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship. The League of Legends and StarCraft II tournament takes place in Kataowice, Poland, and runs from today until March 15.

theScore eSports is the first dedicated eSports mobile app by a major sports media company, and offers breaking news and live scoring coverage of League of Legends (Korean, North American, European and Chinese leagues) as well as real-time news coverage of Dota 2, Counter-Strike: GO, Call of Duty, StarCraft II and Hearthstone. Deeper stats and coverage of more games will be coming soon.

theScore eSports is available to install for free now in the App Store and Google Play. theScore’s eSports coverage can also be found at http://www.thescoreesports.com, as well as on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information:

James Bigg
Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: james.bigg@thescore.com

About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats, alerts and daily fantasy sports contests via its mobile sports platforms ‘theScore,’ ‘theScore eSports,’ ‘ScoreMobileFC’ and ‘Swoopt.’ 

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Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

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– Leading mobile sports company launches first-ever dedicated, multi-game eSports app

TORONTO, February 4 2015 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today became the first major sports media company to launch a dedicated mobile app for eSports.

theScore eSports seamlessly combines mobile-first breaking news, live scores, stats, push alerts and links to video highlights and streams from across the world of eSports and competitive video gaming.

Available to download for free now in Google Play, theScore eSports delivers breaking news and live scoring coverage of League of Legends (Korean, North American, European and Chinese leagues) as well as real-time news coverage of Dota 2, Counter-Strike: GO, Call of Duty, StarCraft II and Hearthstone. Coverage of more games and regions will be added soon.

The popularity of eSports continues to show explosive growth, with its fan base now comparable to that of mainstream sports leagues. It is estimated that more than 71 million people now watch eSports around the world, with viewing figures of competitive eSports contests now surpassing those of some major ‘traditional’ sporting events. By 2018, total eSports viewing hours are forecast to reach 6.6 billion worldwide.*

“The many millions of eSports fans worldwide deserve a first-class, professionally supported mobile app, and that’s exactly what theScore eSports gives them,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore. “In our view, eSports should be treated as a fully-fledged sport and theScore eSports mirrors the same dedicated mobile-first approach we’ve taken with our flagship mobile sports platform ‘theScore’ by combining the core foundations that run through our company – a best-in-class development team working in tandem with an industry-leading mobile newsroom.”

theScore eSports’ news coverage will be spearheaded by a number of seasoned eSports’ writers and editors, including theScore eSports’ senior reporter Rod ‘Slasher’ Breslau.

“The launch of theScore eSports is a huge development for the world of eSports,” said Breslau, a 13-year veteran journalist and broadcaster of competitive gaming and eSports. “Creating an awesome mobile experience like this is the natural next step in the enormous growth of competitive gaming.”

theScore eSports can be downloaded from Google Play now. theScore’s eSports coverage can also be found at http://www.thescoreesports.com, as well as on Facebook and Twitter, with theScore eSports iOS app coming soon.

*Sources
eMarketer, June 10 2014: Competition Heats Up as ‘Esports’ Viewership Explodes.
Gamespot, November 19 2013: 32 million people watched League of Legends Season Three World Championships.

For more information:

James Bigg
Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: james.bigg@thescore.com

About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats, alerts and daily fantasy sports contests via its mobile sports platforms ‘theScore,’ ‘theScore eSports,’ ‘ScoreMobileFC’ and ‘Swoopt.’

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Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.