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StatusPro unveils NFL Pro Era as licensed VR game

StatusPro announced that its NFL Pro Era will debut this fall on virtual reality headsets as the first officially licensed NFL VR title.

Miami-based StatusPro is a sports technology and gaming company that uses real-time player data to create authentic extended reality experiences.

Click here to read the story at venturebeat.com.

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is licensing?
  2. Why does StatusPro need a license to launch a NFL VR game?
  3. What is the difference between a licensee and licensor?
  4. In this case, who is the licensee?
  5. Who is the licensor?
  6. Why do you think StatusPro would invest in a licensing partnership with the NFL for the launch of its NFL Pro Era game?
  7. How does the NFL benefit from the partnership?
  8. How might this game be different from other current NFL video games?
Chris Lindauer
After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.

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