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RumbleMonkey™ Expands Beta, Lets More Gamers Play Blizzard's Hearthstone for Real Money on Their Own Terms

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Expanded beta improves interface, funds management, usability, and
delivers on RumbleMonkey's promise of making it easy for gamers to play
their favorite esports for real money

RumbleMonkey™,
the online platform that allows gamers to play head-to-head in their
favorite esports titles for real money, announced today it is expanding
its closed beta. In addition to opening the beta to more users,
RumbleMonkey is adding a suite of new features.

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http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171016005320/en/

This image shows RumbleMonkey's user interface running alongside Blizzard's online card game Hearths ...

This image shows RumbleMonkey's user interface running alongside Blizzard's online card game Hearthstone. (Photo: Business Wire)

The new features include a more intuitive onboarding process, upgraded
match history and statistics, improved funds management, and a seamless
user experience.

"The expansion of our beta is an important moment for RumbleMonkey and
our users," said RumbleMonkey CEO Jacob Rapoport. "Right from the start,
our goal has been to develop a platform that makes it fun and easy for
gamers to jump into their favorite games and compete in real-money
matches. This update is a major step toward that goal."

Beginning today, RumbleMonkey will issue multiple rounds of beta codes,
welcoming new waves of users to experience the enhanced gameplay that
RumbleMonkey delivers. Anyone interested in joining the closed beta on
PC or Mac can visit https://rumblemonkey.com/
to sign up.

RumbleMonkey currently supports Blizzard's popular online card game
Hearthstone to demonstrate the platform and the knock-on effects that
real-money matches bring to gaming. Those knock-on effects include:
heightening the excitement of gameplay; increasing the quality of
competition of each match; and reducing or eliminating trolling. In the
future, RumbleMonkey will support more games, including popular
franchises and original IPs.

While other companies have approached the real-money gaming space,
RumbleMonkey is doing so with the needs of gamers in mind. For example,
RumbleMonkey is focused on supporting popular esports titles that gamers
are actively playing. By focusing on prominent esports titles, and
empowering gamers to initiate head-to-head matches how and when they
want, RumbleMonkey's secure and easy-to-use environment provides an
unrivaled casual money-match experience.

Despite rapidly increasing excitement around competitive gaming, there
are still massive barriers to entry for gamers who want to earn money
while playing their favorite esports. The expanded beta signals an
important milestone for RumbleMonkey and its mission to democratize the
esports that players already know and love.

About RumbleMonkey

RumbleMonkey is a Seattle-based esports startup with a platform that
enhances gameplay by empowering gamers at any skill level to compete
head-to-head in their favorite esports titles for real money.
RumbleMonkey's mission is to democratize esports, tearing down the high
barriers to entry and giving more gamers a way to make money doing what
they love.

Hearthstone is a registered trademark of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. in
the U.S. and/or other countries. RumbleMonkey, its website, products,
and or services are not affiliated with, maintained, authorized,
endorsed, or sponsored by Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., its parent
company, Activision Inc., or any of its affiliates.

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