Mumbai: SonyLIV will now livestream the year’s biggest ever esports event, Riot Games’ League of Legends World Championship – taking place at the Beijing National Stadium also known as ‘The Birds Nest’.
Known for their unrelenting focus on putting players first, Riot Games is one of the world’s premier game developers. Their initial title, League of Legends is a fast-paced, competitive online game that blends the speed and intensity of a RTS with RPG elements and helped define the popular ‘MOBA’ (multiplayer online battle arena) genre. Through SonyLIV’s association with Riot Games, viewers get access to the live stream of League of Legends’ World Championship finals – an annual event with a massive global audience.
Committed to bringing novelty to the mobile screen and giving users a top-notch experience, SonyLIV will stream the championship LIVE on November 4, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. IST. With this association SonyLIV users get access to watch the two teams Samsung Galaxy and SK Telecom T1 fight their battle to win the Summoner’s Cup.
Comments: UdaySodhi, EVP and Head-Digital Business, SonyLIV said, “SonyLIV is all about going beyond regular content and giving our audience a never seen before experience. Keeping this in mind and bringing our brand ethos ‘We LIV to entertain’ alive, we are glad to associate with Riot games to bring esports for the first time to Indian audience on the OTT platform.”
AnuragKhurana, Country Manager – India, Riot Games said, “We are excited to partner with SonyLIV to bring the global finals of our premier esports event to an Indian audience. Riot is committed to bring the highest levels of player focused gaming entertainment to our Indian fans, who we are confident will enjoy the finals.”