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How Gamelancer Helps Amateur Gamers Earn Money From Their Consoles

As more people turn to games for comfort and entertainment during the pandemic, a new startup called Gamelancer is courting amateur gamers to use its platform to freelance out their gaming skills for a fee — or “bounty,” as the company calls it. Think of it as the gig economy taking over the gaming industry, one brief battle at a time. Typically, when players enter into a multiplayer game, they’re matched with whoever happens to be on the same server — which could be anyone from a pro player to a newbie trying out the game for the first time. It’s not an ideal situation for competitive matchmaking. Gamelancer co-founder and CEO Razvan Romanescu told TheWrap that Gamelancer is essentially a Cameo-esque business model, where experienced gamers upload a profile noting which games they’re best at and an hourly rate. Players who are looking for a strong match to wipe up multiplayer competition can go on the Gamelancer platform, get matched with a player, digitally transfer their bounty and then have the better gamer join their squad for a set amount of time (usually about an hour). “It’s very hard to become a Twitch streamer, (and) it’s very hard to…

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