In this week's Roundtable, the squad starts with covering the successful mobile launch of Monster Hunter Now, giving Niantic another win in location-based gaming. Then we touch on Luda's recent $7M funding for its AI training sim, spotlighting real-time reinforcement training and UGC elements. That's followed up with a conversation around Activision/Blizzard's decision to shut down and revamp the Overwatch League. We also dive deep into the launch of CS:GO 2, its impressive crate opening numbers, and the surprising removal of CS:GO 1 from Steam. Lastly, we end with a riveting games business trivia quiz. Join us for all the latest games business news with Felipe Mata, Aaron Bush, and host Devin Becker.
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