YouTube have partnered with the competitive gaming platform FACEIT and ECS to make YouTube the exclusive streaming platform for the competition. eSports Championship Series will start streaming on YouTube starting Saturday, 25 March.
Ryan Wyatt, Global Head of Gaming Content at YouTube had this to say about the partnership. “This is our most significant investment into eSports to date and illustrates our continued commitment to growing eSports with the hundreds of millions of gamers watching YouTube each day. The ECS revenue sharing and co-ownership structure reinforces our belief that all players should have a voice. We know the CS:GO community is already watching clips, highlights, and rebroadcasts on YouTube, so we are excited to be able to bring them all this same action live.”
Michele Attisani, Chief Business Officer and co-founder of FACEIT had this to say about the partnership. ”YouTube offers fans of the ECS an unmatched online viewing experience, YouTube is by far the most watched platform for gamers in the world and continues to innovate and lead on video technology, making it a great place for us to call our new home for the eSports Championship Series.”
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