In May of last year, we mentioned PlayZ, a local start-up which aims to be the Facebook of the gaming world. The Playz start-up, which aims to bring the gaming world together in a single platform, announced that it has closed its 3rd funding round.
Hande Enes, Kaan Kalıpçı, Rıfat Elhadef, Demirhan Büyüközcü and Erdem Gezer joined the new funding round of Playz, which received investment from Kaan Kayabalı, Kaan Kural and Barış before. Playz, which used to appeal to only the League of Legends players before, now has started to appeal to the players of 22 different games as of January 1, 2019, and will focus on international growth along with the investment received.
Playz has recently launched the iOS app after the Android app, and in the last four months, more than 250,000 posts were shared via Playz's mobile app. Let us also mention that these posts received over 1 million likes and over 400 thousand comments. More than 80,000 videos shared by users have been viewed 34 million times.
In his explanations about the investment received, Engin Sever, one of the founding partners of Playz, stated that they made continuous experiments taking into consideration the interest and loyalty of the users abroad after the new version.
More than 80 thousand users
Sever stated that with more than 80 thousand users from 54 different countries thanks to the rapid growth of Playz, which drew attention in the overseas market, they will use the investment to attract more users abroad and to introduce revenue models.
Sever has announced that they will develop the application completely in accordance with the wishes of the players and that they will commission the Playz Pro Gamer Card with Ininal in accordance with this vision, and that they want to be an indispensable platform for the players with their player-oriented benefit strategies. You can download the PlayZ application here for Android and here for iOS.