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Esports tournament management service CHALLONGE! was recently acquired by Swiss peripherals manufacturer Logitech. CHALLONGE! was previously owned by streaming software XSplit developer SplitmediaLabs, which acquired the company in July 2016.
Users of CHALLONGE! shared an email they received from the platform on reddit, in which the company announced that it is part of Logitech now. Furthermore, the message explained, “joining Logitech and gaining access to their global footprint and resources will help us enhance our platform to further serve tournament organizers, participants, and partners.” Additionally, the platforms’ terms and conditions now refer to Logitech Europe S.A. as the site’s operator.
The Esports Observer reached out to Logitech for comment, but the company did not respond at the time of writing. We will update this article if we receive a response or when further details are made public.
CHALLONGE! is the second asset in Logitech’s acquisitions portfolio that is in the business of esports tournaments organization. Earlier this year, Logitech organized the 2019 Logitech G Challenge through its subsidiary Beyond Entertainment, which Logitech acquired in 2018.
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