East Side Games Group acquires Funko Pop! N3TWORK Blitz Mobile Game Assets

VANCOUVER, BC, January 18, 2022 /CNW/ – East Side Playgroup (TSX: EAGR) (OTC: EAGRF) (“ESGG“or the”Society“), from Canada leader in free-to-play mobile games, announces that it has acquired all of N3TWORK inc. (“N3TWORK“) the interest of and for the Funko Pop! Blitz mobile game, and all assets used and related to the free mobile game on iOS and Android.

Free mobile game rights with Funko, a leading pop culture lifestyle brand, and Universal Games and Digital Platforms are included in multi-year licensing agreements, providing an opportunity for long-term growth.

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Funko Pop! Blitz is a deeply addictive match-3 blitz character collection game featuring Funko Pop! versions of lovable characters across multiple iconic franchises in unique weekly events. The game currently features characters from various franchises including, Universal images and Amblin Entertainment jurassic world and Back to the future, NBC we version of Office, DreamWorks Animation Shrek and trolls, as good as masters of the universe, and many more of pop culture’s biggest properties.

Funko Pop! Blitz will add to our portfolio of premium IP games, expand our mobile game genre offerings, and enable us to apply our expertise in live operations as we move gaming into the future. We’re thrilled to add this high-quality game that merges the biggest pop culture entertainment franchises into one experience and has already been very well received by gamers, especially among the huge fanbase of over 30 million Funko collectors worldwide. The game, which uses an iconic global franchise, allows for increased scalability in line with our IP-first strategy,” said Darcy Taylor, Managing Director of East Side Playgroup.

Pursuant to the vesting conditions, ESGG issued 419,389 common shares to an agent of N3TWORK, among other consideration.

All common shares of ESGG issuable to N3TWORK will be subject to a four month hold period in accordance with applicable securities laws.

ON EAST SIDE PLAY GROUP

East Side Playgroup (formerly operating as “LEAF Mobile Inc.“) is a leading free-to-play mobile gaming group, creating engaging games that build lasting player loyalty. The entrepreneurial culture of our studio groups is rooted in creativity, execution, and growth through licensing our proprietary Game Kit software platform that enables professional game developers to dramatically increase the efficiency and effectiveness of game creation in addition to organic growth through a diverse portfolio of original and licensed mobile IP games that include : Archer: Danger Phone, Bud Farm Idle Tycoon, Cheech & Chong Bud Farm, The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s, It’s Always Sunny: The Gang Goes Mobile and Trailer Park Boys Grea$y Money, RuPaul’s Drag Race Superstar and the next exit, The Office: We Manage One Way or Another.

We have our head office at Vancouver, Canada and our games are available worldwide on the App store and Google Play. For more information, visit: www.eastsidegamesgroup.com and join our online communities on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Additional information about the Company continues to be available under its legal name, LEAF Mobile Inc., at www.sedar.com

Forward-looking information

Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which reflect management’s expectations regarding the proposed transactions described herein. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements. There can be no assurance that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur or, if they do occur, what benefits the Company will derive therefrom. These forward-looking statements reflect management’s current beliefs and are based on certain expectations, estimates and assumptions which may prove to be incorrect. A number of risks and uncertainties could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including factors beyond the Company’s control. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release.

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