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  Monetizr gives game developers  one million credits to celebrate company launch
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03/15/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

March 15, 2019/ SAN FRANCISCO, CA. Mobile gaming today is bigger than Hollywood yet developers struggle to monetize games. Monetizr offers to drive game revenue by rewarding players with real-world value rewards. The company is giving away 1 million credits to help indie game developers start rewarding their users in a meaningful way.

 

“For the last 18 months, we have worked closely with our customers on developing features and functionality, helping them drive additional revenue. I am very excited with the results we have been able to achieve as part of our initial testing and are now opening Monetizr game reward engine to even more game developers. We will launch during GDC 2019 - an amazing event attended by 20 thousand gaming industry professionals. To celebrate, starting March 18, we will distribute 1 million Monetizr credits to game developers. Credits can be used to implement the Monetizr game reward engine, get free merchandise or access player behavioral data,” disclosed Martins Bratuskins, Co-Founder and COO at Monetizr.

 

Monetizr is working with more than 30 indie game developers, reaching 17 million monthly active users. Beta tests showed 25% increase in customer lifetime value and in-game conversion rates increased up to 10.6%. Monetizr is a lightweight API solution that can be used in Android, iOS and Unity games.

 

With the help of AI-based rewards, Monetizr drives revenue and engagement for game publishers. The platform offers to put unlockable real world-value rewards like t-shirts or 3D figurines. As players get further and further in the game, they unlock exclusive merchandise, discounts, and other surprises. Monetizr analytics tell player behavior story. We focus on amazing experiences for players, giving a competitive edge to game developers. In turn, it drives revenue for game developers.

 

Monetizr is a Game Reward Engine that creates new revenue streams for game developers. The company is focused on Mobile Games - the fastest growing (29% YoY) segment of the gaming industry. Proud alumni of Techstars. Advisors include executives from companies like EA, Activision Blizzard, Zynga, AdColony and others. Investors from Techstars, Cox Enterprises, Uptech, 11:11 Ventures, Ethereum Classic Labs, GoChain and AlfaBeat.

 

QUOTES:

"Monetizr brings a fresh approach to the crowded mobile app ecosystem. It's exciting to see them push the envelope and offer developers ways to engage with their users in the real world."  -- Tim O'Neil, VP, North America at AppOnboard, Inc.

 

"We've partnered with Monetizr to offer in-app purchasing of real-world merchandise. Playing the game will unlock discounts for this merchandise, so have fun playing without ads getting in the way!" -- Christopher Volpe, Co-Founder and CEO Multivarious Games, Founder of Ohio Game Developer Association

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To learn more about Monetizr or to schedule an interview, email [email protected]  or visit https://www.themonetizr.com/ .