|By Business Wire||
|September 7, 2012 10:02 AM EDT||
DraftKings, an online platform for daily fantasy sports, has launched Big Baller™, the first mobile app for daily fantasy sports game play. Big Baller brings a quick-style format to online fantasy sports; an easy-to-play, simplified version that offers entertainment for both the casual sports fan and the expert fantasy sports enthusiast. Players can go head-to-head with friends, the Big Baller community or the app itself, and multi-platform functionality allows seamless, continuous play across mobile devices and Facebook.
The Big Baller app is free and can be downloaded at the Apple App Store and Google Play.
“Big Baller brings players a new, on-the-go option for daily fantasy sports. The reality is the world of gaming has evolved and mobile gaming is immensely popular. The Big Baller app provides fantasy sports fans, as well as the more casual sports gamer, with an experience that fits how they like to play games,” said Jason Robins, co-founder and CEO of DraftKings.
Big Baller operates across multiple platforms, including Facebook, Android, and iOS and is available on over 1,000 different device operating systems. Similar to other mobile social games, Big Baller allows players to begin a game on any of the included devices or operating systems and continue playing on another. So you can start a game on Facebook and pick it up later on your phone. Contests run daily, concurrent with the matches in the respective sporting leagues.
Unique Quick-Style features:
- Challenge friends or any other gamers playing for head-to-head matches
- Test your skills against the app, moving through nine levels of play
- Wager virtual coins in winner-take-all matchups with your opponents
- Use Power-ups to increase your players’ scores, deduct opponent points, or even change the rules of the game
- Follow live scores and trash talk your opponent during the real games.
”Big Baller is the first mobile fantasy sports game, designed to provide a complete mobile gaming experience. Traditional fantasy sports offer full playing experiences solely on PCs, with the mobile device as an interface useful only to check live scoring or tweak rosters. This complete mobile gaming experience for fantasy players opens the door to a new category of features and fantasy sports game mechanics,” said Peter Blacklow, venture partner at Boston Seed Capital.
DraftKings is an online platform dedicated to enhancing the world of fantasy sports. For more information visit www.draftkings.com
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