ESL Streaming Elite CS:GO Competitions Exclusive on Facebook
ESL will be live streaming exclusive esports events and original content on Facebook, featuring competitions from top CS:GO players in the world.
ESL annonced that they will stream content from Rank S competitions, an elite ladder for the Counter-Strike:Global Offensive (CS:GO) community, as well as an exclusive weekly 30-minute CS:GO program that showcases the best players, upcoming talent and competition highlights.
All ESL One and Intel Extreme Masters events will also stream globally on ESL’s Facebook network in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish and German. In total, ESL will bring more than 5,500 hours of esports content to Facebook.
“With over 1.94 billion monthly active users on Facebook, this is a huge step toward expanding the reach of esports among mainstream audiences,” said Johannes Schiefer, Vice President of Social Media and Editorial at ESL. “Last year, ESL content generated over 2 billion impressions and reached over 200 million users on Facebook globally. Now, with the addition of live streaming for all major ESL events, as well as exclusive content around CS:GO and ESEA, we are excited to expand our reach to more audiences and build strong local communities of highly engaged esports fans.”
ESEA is ESL’s subscription-based community platform for amateur, semi-professional and professional CS:GO players. ESEA’s Rank S competition is a division comprised of over 300 of the best North American and European ESEA players, competing for a $40,000 prize pool each month across the two regions.