The new format is the latest innovation from The Stars Group and was created by its in-house game development team in collaboration with skilled poker and professional eSports players. The game delivers an engaging user experience within a futuristic, immersive competition that brings exciting twists and special powers to players within the context of a traditional poker tournament.
PokerStars Power Up, which will roll out across
Adding yet another element of strategy to the game, each power uses 'energy'. This means that players must strategically manage their energy levels so they can use their powers when it matters the most.
"Poker has maintained its popularity for nearly two centuries because it has evolved with the times. PokerStars Power Up continues this evolution by providing a modern twist on traditional poker that we believe will be exciting to not only
"We've been encouraged by the reaction during alpha testing in July and August and are optimistic that PokerStars Power Up will introduce poker to a new generation of mobile gamers, excite current players and help reconnect with less active or former players," Ashkenazi added.