Discord partners with esports teams to launch Verified Servers

Discord, the voice and text chat app for gamers, is today announcing a new partnership with a number of esports teams for the launch of Discord Verified Servers.

Verified servers ensure that users know they’re communicating with an official source, similar to verified accounts on other social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Alongside using these servers for their own team comms during play, pro teams can also use the platform to engage with fans, amplify social media and give fans a place to organize community events such as viewing parties.

Pro teams that are already on board to use Discord Verified Servers come from a handful of the most popular esports games, such as Dota, League of Legends, CS:Go and Overwatch. These teams include Team Liquid, Cloud 9, Echo…

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