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LIVEONE DOUBLES DOWN ON GAMING BY LAUNCHING SUBSIDIARY GAMIFYONE

December 29, 2021 GMT
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveOne (Nasdaq: LVO), a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast/vodcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne, Slacker Radio,React Presents, Gramophone Media, Palm Beach Records and Custom Personalization Solutions, announced today that it will be launching GamifyOne, a subsidiary of LiveOne and a live social music gaming platform featuring a slate of new interactive original show formats based on music, entertainment and artists. Tied to the recently announced proposed Trader2B acquisition and licensing deal, GamifyOne will further gamify the LiveOne platform. Chelsea Briggs will be the host of a new daily news show and live trivia game show, bringing her hundreds of thousands of loyal fans to LiveOne.

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GamifyOne’s programming slate will include a range of show formats with gamification and interactivity - including the first ever live trivia game from the biggest global music events, to name that tune, HQ like music trivia game, social Q&A, leaderboards, polls and trivia. Each show will offer LiveOne members the opportunity to win a variety of prizes including Teslas, NFTs, exclusive experiences, live events and pay-per-view tickets, festival VIP passes, merchandise, artist meet and greets, free music subscriptions and more.

“We are in the midst of revolutionary change in how people are engaging with content and how creators are monetizing content,” said Robert Ellin, Chairman and CEO of LiveOne. “With new technologies like blockchain and new platforms like the Metaverse leading the way to Web 3.0, it’s time for new content formats to map to these new realities.”

New slate of shows include:

  • The Daily Note
  • Golf Cart Trivia
  • What Will They Do Next
  • Name That Lyric
  • Self Made
  • Meta Verses

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The shows will be globally distributed across LiveOne platforms and social media channels - TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook. Additionally, as part of LiveOne’s recently announced deal with Super League, it will create exclusive programming in the Metaverse for platforms like Roblox, Minecraft and Fortnite.

GamifyOne follows on the heels of LiveOne’s recently announced licensing and acquisition of Trader2B. Together, LiveOne is gamifying its platform with music and talent at the core.

About LiveOne, Inc.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, LiveOne, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVO) (the “Company”) is a global talent-first, interactive music, sports, and entertainment subscription platform delivering premium content and livestreams from the world’s top artists. The Company has streamed over 1,800 artists since January 2020, has a library featuring close to 30 million songs, 500 expertly curated radio stations, 235 podcasts/vodcasts, hundreds of pay-per-views, personalized merchandise, released music-related NFTs, and has created a valuable connection between brands, fans, and bands. The Company’s other major wholly-owned subsidiaries are LiveXLive, PPVOne, Slacker Radio, React Presents, Gramophone Media, Palm Beach Records, Custom Personalization Solutions, and PodcastOne which generates more than 2.48 billion downloads per year and 300+ episodes distributed per week across a stable of hundreds of top podcasts. The combination of acquisitions and the expansion of products and franchises have secured LiveOne as a top-rated music, entertainment, and media services company. LiveXLive is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire, and through OTT, STIRR, Sling, and XUMO, in addition to its app, online website, and social channels. For more information, visit www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter at @livexlive.

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Press Contact:
LiveOne
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516.522.1349

LiveOne IR Contact:
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SOURCE LiveOne, Inc.