CARLSBAD, California, July 18, 2019 / PRNewswire / – It has been two months since NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE American: NTN) has launched a beta version of the Buzztime Entertainment app, and already 84% of over 1,100 gamers surveyed would recommend the app to a friend.
Now Buzztime has just released its first major update to the app. The main feature of the update is that the questions and answers are now displayed. This improvement is a direct result of suggestions made by many of the 10 million Buzztime players, who have been invited to share their comments. Additionally, during this first beta phase, Buzztime provided a live update to the app, making most of the 15 and 30 minute trivia games playable on smartphones at all locations.
“It’s clear that our gaming community is excited about the opportunity to shape our app. Survey data also shows that over 80% of Buzztime gamers plan to increase their game based on improvements to the app. This enhanced gaming experience gives gamers yet another reason to visit our partner sites, which benefit from increased foot traffic, dwell time and customer loyalty, ”said Ram Krishnan, CEO of NTN Buzztime.
According to a 2019 Nielsen study, 7 in 10 people said they were more likely to choose a bar or restaurant with Buzztime. Before the app launched, gamers needed a tablet provided by the site to participate in quizzes. The app now offers an unlimited number of players a much easier way to engage with Buzztime.
“The app has made Buzztime even more accessible, not only to gamers, but also to potential locations where a mobile-centric entertainment option is better suited to their business model. We are leveraging this mobile solution to bring Buzztime into new verticals, while increasing the number of our sites, ”continued Krishnan.
As Buzztime expands its funnel, its digital outdoor advertising partners are positioned to benefit from increased impressions and engagement. Their branded messages will be seen more frequently by players involved in Buzztime content on the 12,000 TV screens of the Buzztime Network.
“We are only in the beta phase of our new app, and we are already delivering positive results for our players, partner sites and advertisers. As we continue to evolve and optimize the experience of players through the app, we expect Buzztime to continue strengthening its position as the premier provider of on-site entertainment, ”concluded Krishnan.
This release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management’s current views on future events and operations, including statements regarding the value of our product to our customers and their guests, player engagement, partner branding opportunities. , entering new verticals, our number of sites and our market position. These risks and uncertainties include the risks of unsuccessful execution or launch of products, platforms or brands, risks associated with customer retention and growth plans, the impact of alternative entertainment options and technologies and competitive products, brands, technologies and prices, adverse economic conditions, regulatory environment and changes in law, failure to accept or demand from customers and / or players for new or existing products, decreased market acceptance or attractiveness of existing and new products and services by particular demographic groups or audiences at large, and problems or outages. Please refer to recent documents filed by NTN Buzztime, Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission for information on these and other risks that may affect the Company. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof. These statements speak only as of the date hereof and NTN Buzztime, Inc. does not undertake to publicly update or revise any of its forward-looking statements, even if experience or future changes show that the results or specified events will not occur.
Buzztime (NYSE American: NTN) delivers interactive entertainment and innovative technology that help customers acquire, engage and retain customers. Most often used in bars and restaurants in North America, tablets, mobile application and Buzztime technology offer attractive solutions to establishments that have customers who experience downtime, such as casinos, retirement homes, etc. Casual dining venues empower Buzztime’s customizable solution to differentiate themselves through competitive fun by providing customers with quizzes, cards, sports, and arcade games. Buzztime’s platform creates connections between players and sites and amplifies positive guest experiences. Buzztime’s onsite television network creates one of the largest digital out-of-home advertising audiences in the United States and Canada. Buzztime games have also recently been licensed by other companies serving other markets. For more information, please visit http://www.buzztime.com or follow us on Facebook Where Twitter @buzztime.
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