Gfinity kan informere om at de har gjort en avtale med BBC Three om å vise turneringer og videoinnhold fra deres Elite Series, noe som skjer ukentlig ved Gfinity Esports Arena i London.
Den ukentlige dekningen er del av en nye bolk med esport-innhold fra BBC Three, som samarbeider med BBC Sport, og den første livesendingen starter allerede i dag klokken 22.00.
Gfinity-sjefen Neville Upton sier følgende:
"This is an incredible moment for the Gfinity Elite Series and for esports fans in the UK and internationally. Our partnership with BBC Three will bring Elite Series live and lifestyle content to millions of new viewers and showcase the incredible dedication and passion of professional gamers. We are extremely excited to announce to all of our fans, players and partners that for the next six consecutive weeks the Elite Series will be broadcast live on BBC Three. The BBC is one of the world's most renowned and respected broadcasters and their commitment to the Gfinity Elite Series is a defining moment for esports and we are very proud to be a part of it".
Damian Kavanagh fra BBC Three legger til:
"Esports has become hugely popular in the last few years with young audiences so it's great that BBC Three can bring this to a mainstream audience and create new habits with younger audiences as we stream three of the most popular games on BBC Three across the weekend".