Katowice Poland is home to the largest eSports event in the world—Intel Extreme Masters
19 May, 2017, 09:28
Facebook has extensive plans to bulk up its video programming catalog, and esports gaming looks to be a major part of its efforts.
With Facebook joining the eSports fray, it will be in direct competition with Google, Amazon and Microsoft who are also trying to compete for online game broadcasting viewership.
In addition to Counter-Strike, other content that will be streamed includes all ESL One and Intel Extreme Masters events where it will be made available in several different languages, such as English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, and German. For starters, the ESL will bring over content from elite "Rank S" Counter-Strike competitions, and will put together an exclusive 30-minute CS:GO program that showcases the best players, emerging talent, and recent highlights. "ESL's use of Facebook Groups as a cornerstone of its video distribution strategy is an innovative approach that encourages greater participation from the vibrant community of CS:GO fans around the world".
In a statement, Johannes Schiefer, vice president of social media and editorial at ESL, said Facebook was a logical platform for its esports content.
ESL, the largest esports company in the world, has announced they'll be partnering with Facebook to bring over 5,500 hours of live streaming esports content to the social media platform - 1,500 hours of which will be exclusive to Facebook. "Last year, ESL content generated over 2 billion impressions and reached over 200 million users on Facebook globally".
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