Introducing Games for a Living CEO & Co-Founder — Manel Sort

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2 min readJan 18, 2023
Manel Sort, CEO and Co-Founder of Games for a Living

Manel Sort is one of the most influential professionals in the gaming sector. He is an expert in game development and studio management boasting more than 20 years of experience in the industry. He has the innate ability to lead a plethora of employees coupled with an immense knowledge of the gaming industry.

Manel has launched and contributed to more than 60 games on all major platforms including console, PC, mobile, and web. In total, these have generated more than 1 billion Dollars in EBITDA. While working for Digital Chocolate he managed the Barcelona studio and launched the game ‘Millionaire City. The only non-Zynga game to reach the top 5 on Facebook. He then joined the King Entertainment team where he founded and managed the Barcelona studio. He led King Entertainment Barcelona to a turnover of more than one million Euros a day within two years of its opening. In part thanks to uber-successful games like ‘Bubble Witch Saga 2’.

After leaving King, Sort saw the immense potential of blockchain technology applied to gaming. “I believe that blockchain gaming will drive greater engagement with players. Also, it will be the biggest revolution in gaming since the introduction of free-to-play models”. He then founded Games for a Living in 2021, raising €1.2 million in a pre-seed round led by leading Spanish investment funds.

Manel Sort, CEO and Co-Founder of Games for a Living

Building games that delight players is a key focus for Games for a Living. In Manel’s words, “Our goal is to build games enjoyed by millions, giving rewards and a true joy to players”. Subpar games are not an option for the Games for a living team and this motto is exemplified by Manel.

His fervor for creating fantastic games has spilled over into a mission to build his own blockchain. “We are developing the Games for a Living Chain, a Layer 1 Blockchain designed and intended for video game developers and players. The goal is to build a blockchain made specifically for gaming and to support game developers who want to launch their own blockchain games”.

With years of experience, a passion for the gaming industry, and a work ethic that would frighten even Elon Musk, Manel is the perfect leader for Games for a living. But do not take our word for it!

Games for a Living:

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