Update – SuperSport is launching an eSports channel in May

SuperSport is launching an eSports channel in April

Update: eSports to officially land on DStv on 1 May

SuperSport has announced a partnership with GINX eSports TV to broadcast international tournaments, SuperSport is also working with GINX to cover local gaming events like the rAge Expo among others. SuperSport plan to launch the GINX channel in May, the exact date has been confirmed as 1 May.

View Supersport announcement – >
www.supersport.com/press-releases/news/170313/GINX_eSports_TV_to_launch_on_DStv_May_1

SuperSport previously covered eSports but on a smaller scale, it was exactly a year ago this week when SuperSport covered the re-broadcast of the IEM World Championship from Poland. You can view the eSports debut here – > eSports debuts on SuperSport

SuperSport has suggested that the GINX channel is to be developed to draw in gamers who aren’t DStv subscribers as well. SuperSport CEO Gideon Khobane said they were “just dipping their toes in the water” previously, and he is aware they are competing squarely in the domain of the Internet. He also revealed that GINX will be integrated into DStv’s existing online services.

Broadcasts will be available for live streaming over DStv Now and all the highlights will be made available on the DStv Catch Up service.

SuperSport eSports

GINX.tv
Ginx offers viewers round the clock eSports news, live tournaments and recaps as well as unique live entertainment formats such as weekly show The Bridge and Saturday eSports Jam. Ginx’s HD channels are (part) localised to cater for individual markets.

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Let us know what you think about this partnership in the comments below.




SOURCE SUPERSPORT

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  • Where is your source? There’s nothing on GiNX TV or SuperSport and the article you linked is from the 7th of March 2016.

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