• Facebook signs an esports streaming deal with ESL

    4 monthes ago - By Shoryuken

    In their ever-continuing attempts to encroach on all areas of your life, Facebook is looking for a piece of that esports streaming pie. While Twitch is still the dominant gaming service worldwide, Facebook has been getting into livestreaming here and there, be it casual family-friendly content, or Blizzard games. The social media mogul just announced a new deal with MLB and ESL to become more active in the esports streaming world.
    The deal includes bringing more than 5,500 hours of esports content from ESL to Facebook, with an addition of 1,500 hours of original programming. ESL already...
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  • Facebook's eSports ambitions challenge Twitch

    Facebook's eSports ambitions challenge Twitch

    4 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Just like that, Twitch suddenly has some major competition when it comes to live streaming eSports. ESL, the largest eSports organization on our fine planet, announced today that it has signed a new deal with Facebook to stream eSports content on the social media network. This puts Facebook in a good position to challenge Twitch, which is currently the go-to...
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