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Facebook announces it will live stream eSports events

Facebook is jumping into the eSports live streaming market
By: Anthony Garreffa | Social Networking News | Posted: May 22, 2017 12:32 am

Facebook is stepping into the world of gaming and eSports streaming, announcing it has teamed with ESL to stream eSports content on Facebook.

 

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The social networking giant will be streaming exclusive eSports events and content in six languages, all within the elite Rank S CS:GO competition. ESL will be bringing 5500 hours of eSports content to Facebook, as well as offering 1500 hours of exclusive eSports content for Facebook.

 

Facebook won't just have the Rank S CS:GO matches, but we will also receive ESL One and Intel Extreme Masters events as well - all livestreamed in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and German. The social networking giant will also be making an original 30-minute Facebook Live series that will look back at previous CS:GO match highlights, showcasing top players as well as up and coming players.

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com

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