Esports and education management platform Gameplan has announced a partnership with North American youth esports league XP League.
As a result, the league will provide its franchisees with a range of educational content through the management platform.
Alongside the educational resources, coaches of XP League teams will be able to utilise Gameplan’s platform to create training schedules and track the progress of students competing in the competition.
Rasmus Sandström, CEO of Gameplan, spoke on the collaboration in a release: “We are thrilled about our new partnership with XP League, who will be using Gameplan to help make esports coaching accessible to anyone.
“Our core values of helping youth acquire real-life skills such as leadership and teamwork are closely aligned with XP League, and this new partnership will help promote the value of esports to a wider community.”
Since launching in September 2020, XP League has expanded to a total of 46 territories across the United States and Canada, with leagues taking place across a range of titles including Fortnite and Overwatch.
Jay Melamed, CEO of XP League, added: “Our partnership with Gameplan allows participants to continue their growth as players, while also being able to quantify that progress through the platform. Players will have opportunities to level up in the platform, and celebrate achievement milestones. I could not have dreamt up a platform better suited for delivering our best in class content and curriculum.”
Esports Insider says: XP League joining forces with Gameplan is an excellent way to provide young players with educational resources. In particular, it will enable players to effectively progress and participate in training programmes scheduled by coaches. With the management platform containing a range of features, it will be interesting to see how the league further utilises Gameplan to benefit those involved.