League of Legends powerhouse T1 invests in esports analytics startup Mobalyitcs
T1, a South Korean-based League of Legends powerhouse, added some assistance for its nascent Valorant team by announcing Monday that it is buying esports analytics startup Mobalytics.
Joe Marsh, the CEO of T1, said in a joint statement provided by the business, “All of our gamers, coaches, and teams throughout the T1 portfolio depend on in-game analytics, which is why we thought it was so essential to invest in Mobalytics. We are specifically delighted to work together with the Mobalytics group to assist develop out brand-new training programs for Valorant so we can continue to see skill establish and grow within Riot’s new title.”
Los Angeles-based Mobalytics provides clients insight into Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Fortnite and Dota 2. According to the press release, Mobalytics will now be evaluating League of Legends, Teamfight Methods and Legends of Runeterra in addition to Valorant– 4 titles produced by Riot Games.
The statement added, “Mobalytics has done comprehensive research study and advancement to identify what makes CS: GO players great at their craft and how that can be evaluated. Because Valorant is a comparable title, the team plans to take advantage of their CS: GO findings together with the help of T1’s expertise to establish Valorant analyses.”
Marsh likewise told The Esports Observer, “T1 will be an excellent tactical partner for Mobalytics. From the competitive side, our Valorant players and coaches will provide key insights into the new item being used. For the League product, once it is enhanced for Korean language, we will work together to engage the enthusiastic Korean esports neighborhood and T1 fans to assist enhance their game.