Bowlero Corp, the worldwide chief in bowling leisure, and Skillz, a number one cellular video games platform for truthful, enjoyable, and significant competitors, have launched Strike! By Bowlero, a first-of-its-kind cellular esports bowling recreation developed by Contact Mechanics utilizing the Skillz platform.
Strike! By Bowlero extends the fun of bowling from the lanes to your cellular machine and is presently out there for iOS and Android customers by way of bowlero.com/download-strike.
Powered by the Skillz cellular gaming platform, Strike! By Bowlero will join the 40 million registered Skillz gamers around the globe with Bowlero’s 300 bowling facilities and 28 million annual friends nationwide. Gamers will compete in stay tournaments each inside Bowlero facilities and at house within the Strike! By Bowlero cellular recreation for an opportunity to win actual world prizes and rewards redeemable solely at Bowlero, AMF, and Bowlmor facilities.
“Bowlero and Skillz are teaming as much as create the way forward for bowling by way of a brand new cellular interactive recreation that ties the enjoyable of a bodily Bowlero expertise into chunk sized leisure that may be loved at house or on the go,” mentioned Andrew Paradise, CEO and founding father of Skillz. “Because the offline and on-line worlds are converging, new experiences like Strike! By Bowlero merge these worlds collectively.”
Contact Mechanics, a UK-based studio that has created Skillz-powered video games since 2014, optimized the brand new bowling recreation to merge the bodily and digital worlds of Bowlero. Recreation designers studied Bowlero Corp places to construct lifelike touches to the cellular recreation, together with a blacklight bowling gameplay mode particularly made to reflect the atmosphere of the favored providing.
“Offering a digital expertise to attach with friends off the lanes was Bowlero’s imaginative and prescient even earlier than COVID-19 restrictions,” mentioned Lev Ekster, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Improvement at Bowlero Corp and COO of the Skilled Bowlers Affiliation (PBA). “With Strike! By Bowlero, we’re in a position to provide extra worth to our friends after they’re not bodily at our facilities, whereas new gamers are launched to the Bowlero expertise by way of Skillz-powered competitions that reward them with prizes.”
By partnering with Skillz, Bowlero Corp has develop into the primary hospitality firm to model a devoted esports recreation. The brand new title creates a enjoyable and interactive expertise for bowlers, seamlessly bridging bodily hospitality and digital gameplay.
“We actually wished the cellular expertise to mirror the excellent design that friends have come to anticipate when visiting a Bowlero middle,” mentioned Natalie McMahon, Inventive Director at Bowlero Corp. “We’ve captured that distinctive vitality, the social competitors, and made all of it accessible out of your private machine. It’s thrilling!”