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Facebook announces it will live stream eSports events

Facebook is jumping into the eSports live streaming market.

Published May 21, 2017 7:32 PM CDT   |   Updated Wed, Jul 27 2022 3:46 AM CDT
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Facebook is stepping into the world of gaming and eSports streaming, announcing it has teamed with ESL to stream eSports content on Facebook.

Facebook announces it will live stream eSports events | TweakTown.com

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 SOURCE:engadget.com

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