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Twitch acquires Bebo to increase its footprint in eSports 19 June 2019

Twitch, the live streaming platform owned by Amazon, buys Bebo in an effort to build out its base in the eSports industry. According to the sources, the deal values a total of $25 million for acquiring Bebo’s employees and intellectual stakes. Don’t be confused with the drowning social networking site, Twitch didn’t buy that, rather …

Riot Games set to launch subscription-based streaming service 30 May 2019

Riot Games, the American video game development company, announces a dedicated subscription-based streaming service for League of Legends Pro View. The service is supposed to be available on both North American League of Legends Championship Series and League of Legends European Championship. e-Sports fans can stream the league matches on their preferred device for free. …

DreamHack Signs a LiveStreaming Partnership Deal with Caffeine 17 April 2019

DreamHack, the Swedish eSports production company, partners with Caffeine for livestreaming of its gaming events including Global Offensive, Counter-Strike, and Dota 2 tournaments for the rest of 2019. As per the reports, Caffeine is supposed to livestream a total of 10 DreamHack tournaments that will mainly include events from Rio, Spain, Sevilla, Sweden, Jonkoping, Texas, …

eSports: The Ultimate Future of Online Gaming 17 April 2019

Remember the last time we talked about eSports, the time-travel was good, isn’t it! And while being on the journey, we promised to let you know the ‘Why and How’ to start your own game streaming channel. Well, better late than never. As promised, we came back with this new article where you will be …

ESPN+ to Gain 12 Million Subscribers Worldwide by 2024 15 April 2019

ESPN+, the sports streaming service owned by Disney, is expecting to attract 8 to 12 million subscribers by the end of 2024. Although, ESPN+ is supposed to incur US $650 million annual losses for the current financial year 2019-2020, the leading eSports platform would reach profitability by 2023. According to Morgan Stanley’s Predictions, ESPN+ will …

From Inception to Trending: Explore the Timeline of eSports 21 March 2019

If we talk about the most unique part of the Video streaming industry, it is definitely eSports. And as you have shown your interest to this post, let me first take you to a backward-trail of about 50 years when the journey of today’s most trending and in-vogue industry, eSports, started – 1972… Stanford University …

Sports & eSports Triggers Online Streaming Development in Australia 25 February 2019

Australia’s media landscape is swiftly migrating to online platforms. Recent research shows the migrational shift to digital media is driven due to vast sports & eSports audiences across the country. Though Live TV remains the primary video channel in Australia, still more than half of audience access sports contents online. A survey charted a rapid …

Facebook introduces Charitable Live Streaming Tools for Gaming Streamers 29 November 2018

Social media giant, Facebook unveiled its newly-developed suite of charitable live streaming tools. With the tools, creators can run fundraisers, set and change donation goals, show their viewers a donation progress bar, and overlay donation alerts in their live streams and chats. The features are currently available to a select group of U.S.-based gamers and …

eSports revenues to reach $3.5bn by 2021 07 April 2017

According to a Juniper Research study, the increasing consumption of eSports and live streaming games will lead to $3.5 billion (€3.29bn) revenues by 2021, up from $1.8 billion in 2017. The research reported that through subscription services will attract more viewers, advertising will generate more revenues for esports. The research also stated that after advertising, …

Viewing eSports Cannibalises Traditional Sports Viewing 19 October 2016

According to a new research, majority of american football fans (56%) are above the age of 35, whereas eSports fans (73%) are below 35. eSports are more popular among male millennials. In fact 22% of these millennials watch regular eSports, placing it on higher priority than ice hockey or baseball. eSports even account for massive traffic generation …

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