Live esports coming to BBC Three

BBC have signed up Gfinity Elite League Series One to be broadcast on the online only channel BBC Three.

160 professional gamers will be competing for the prize of £225,000 in front of live crowd with each competitor will be wearing the liveries of one of eight established esports team and competing in 3 different games.

 

We wrote a feature in the Trend Alert On-track reports on how esports is going to be a £1bn industry by 2020, with a global audience of 600 million.

Brands that ignore esports are ignoring a huge audience of teenagers.

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