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Viacom Africa to Launch Nickelodeon esports Gaming Platform


Emerge Gaming is working with Viacom Africa on the phased rollout of the esports platform NickX.

NickX will be a kid-focused interactive esports tournament platform showcasing content from Nickelodeon. NickX will be based on Emerge Gaming’s ArcadeX technology, and the platform will be freely accessible through the Nickelodeon web app, Android app and iOS app and available on all devices.

Bert Mondello, chairman of Emerge Gaming, said: “We are delighted to partner with Viacom in the delivery of this new kid-focused esports platform. Viacom represents the absolute best in terms of a portfolio of leading global brands with global reach and represents the first leading brand targeted to partner with Emerge Gaming.

“Emerge Gaming will deliver NickX for Viacom’s Nickelodeon, the leading entertainment brand for kids. Working with Nickelodeon will give Emerge Gaming access to unrivaled content for kids. The strategy is to provide kids with educational content through the NickX gaming platform whilst creating an engaging gaming environment.”

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