GameSquare Esports Issues 2023 Revenue Guidance of US$45 to US$50 million, a 65% Increase Over 2022 Guidance

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TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / October 27, 2022 / GameSquare Esports Inc. (CSE:GSQ)(OTCQB:GMSQF)(FRA:29Q1) (“GameSquare“, or the “Company“), today announced revenue guidance for its 2023 fiscal year of US$45 to US$50 million, and gross margin of 35-40%. Additionally, the company reaffirms its increased 2022 revenue guidance of US$27.5 to US$30.0 million, and gross margin of 35% to 40%.

“GameSquare is showing significant revenue growth across its businesses and year-to-date revenue performance is in line with our previously increased 2022 guidance,” said Justin Kenna, CEO of GameSquare. “We are continuing to rapidly grow our sales pipeline in both number and size of RFPs throughout all our businesses, and the Company has booked significant revenue for the next fiscal year which supports our guidance including our ability to achieve a 65% increase in revenue year-over-year.”

“GameSquare has quickly become a leading company in gaming and esports, and brands are recognizing the benefits of investing in the industry. Accelerating growth trends reflect the value we provide to brands and to consumers, and we are successfully executing our growth strategy,” added Mr. Kenna. “The company’s revenue guidance is based upon several factors including accelerating year-to-date revenue growth, closing of significant contracts expected to be recognized in 2023, and a robust sales pipeline.”

Today’s announcement reflects increasing interest from brands seeking to reach esports and gaming fans through GameSquare’s unique and vertically integrated business model. In less than two years, the Company has grown to include leading creative agencies, some of the largest content creators and influencers in gaming, a unique media network, esports teams, industry leading talent in content production, merchandise and consumer products, and an audience of more than 220 million followers which is one of the largest in gaming.

About GameSquare Esports Inc.

GameSquare Esports Inc. is a vertically integrated, international digital media and entertainment company enabling global brands to connect and interact with gaming and esports fans. GameSquare owns a portfolio of companies including Code Red Esports Ltd., an esports talent agency serving the UK, GCN, a digital media company focusing on the gaming and esports audience based in Los Angeles, USA., Cut+Sew (Zoned), a gaming and lifestyle marketing agency based in Los Angeles, USA, Complexity Gaming, a leading esports organization operating in the United States, Fourth Frame Studios, a multidisciplinary creative production studio, and Mission Supply, a merchandise and consumer products business. The Company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Investor Relations

For further information, please contact, Investor Relations for GameSquare Esports Inc.:

Kevin Wright, President
Phone: (216) 464-6400
Email: [email protected]

Andrew Berger
Phone: (216) 464-6400
Email: [email protected]

Forward-Looking Information

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In addition, the estimates of revenues and gross margin may be considered “future oriented financial information” or “financial outlooks” (collectively, “FOFI”) within meaning of applicable securities legislation. FOFI has been prepared by the Company’s management to provide an outlook of the Company’s activities and has been approved as of the date of this news release. The Company believes that the prospective financial information has been prepared on a reasonable basis, reflecting management’s best estimates and judgments, and represents, to the management’s knowledge and opinion, the Company’s course of action. The reader is cautioned that this information may not be appropriate for any other purpose and the reader should not place undue reliance on such future-oriented financial information and financial outlooks. FOFI, as with forward-looking statements generally, are, without limitation, based on assumptions and subject to the risks set out above. The Company’s actual financial position and results of operations may differ materially from management’s current expectations and, as a result, the Company’s revenue and gross margin may differ materially from the guidance provided in this news release. Except as required by law, GameSquare assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements of beliefs, opinions, projections, or other factors, should they change, except as required by law.

Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE“) nor its Market Regulator (as that term is defined in the policies of the CSE) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE: GameSquare Esports Inc.

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