ReadyRaider, a rising star in the eSports industry, has partnered with Dash, the leading cryptocurrency for payments. This partnership provides a seamless user experience for many functionalities of supported competitive esports leagues and tournaments, without traditional borders. Dash will jointly sponsor tournaments and will also be the exclusive form of payment on the platform.
ReadyRaider is an eSports platform that provides critical tools to players of popular eSports games as well as hosting tournaments. The platform launched with support for World of Warcraft (WoW) where players are able to use the platform to create a guild, keep track of their roster, and most importantly, track in-game loot and events. When a guild (a group of players organized to coordinate together on various activities) performs a “Raid” for example, defeated enemies drop items that are collected by individual players within a guild. Before ReadyRaider, players used outdated and vastly unfunctional or unfair systems to distribute the value of those assets. ReadyRaider has changed the game for raiders. This has been evidenced by 5,000 users joining the platform within the first 3 weeks of operations, a recent announcement that ReadyRaider is now an officially licensed Blizzard tournament organizer, and the rapid popularity the platform experienced with online gaming media sources.
Jacob Ballou, Founder of ReadyRaider says
“The world of competitive gaming and esports continues to grow at an exponential rate. ReadyRaider looks to expand on opportunities and explore new horizons by partnering with Dash, our exclusive payments provider. Blockchain based payment methods and user bases greatly overlap with gaming communities. By combining these systems we hope to offer competitive venues to gamers worldwide without the hassle or lock outs of traditional financial systems.”
ReadyRaider recently added support for Escape from Tarkov, a massive open-world online game that has become popular with eSports players. Games like League of Legends, Call of Duty, and more major titles top the list of future game companion and esports integrations. Regular esports leagues support was announced for the upcoming “World of Warcraft Classic WarGames” ladders.
Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash Core Group says
This is a major step for Dash into the eSports industry with a fast-growing partner. ReadyRaider identified a critical need for players and provides for this need in a user-friendly way. We quickly realized that many gamers across multiple games would leverage ReadyRaider’s tools to enhance their competitive gaming experience. Dash provides a one-stop global solution through a seamless payment experience. We’re excited to expose a new audience of users to what a great experience using digital currency can be.”
Dash was selected over traditional fiat payments such as the U.S. dollar, and other cryptocurrencies for many reasons. The primary factor was the global base of users, cross border payments using cryptocurrency present a number of advantages to both merchants and users such as speed, significant savings on fees, transparency through the blockchain among others. Dash was selected from many other cryptocurrencies due to its technology and community. Dash is among the most secure cryptocurrencies on the market. Through ChainLocks which prevents 51% attacks, and InstantSend for immediate sending/receiving of Dash (including settlement times), and the promise of future releases such as Dash Platform, make Dash an easy choice for payments.
Dash and ReadyRaider will be jointly holding tournaments throughout their long term partnership, details for upcoming events can be found here: https://www.readyraider.com/