GINX Esports TV, the eSports TV channel, has launched on TVPlayer in the UK. This represents the third launch for GINX Esports TV in its home market and comes at a time of continued expansion in the eSports world.
GINX Esports TV, whose shareholders include Sky and ITV, features the most prestigious live esports tournaments such as the International Dota 2 Championship, E League (CS:GO, Overwatch, StreetfFighter); Call of Duty World League, etc., together with news, lifestyle, documentary and presenter-led live shows.
TVPlayer is an application based TV platform that offers users 75+ free-to-air channels and 30+ premium channels for £5.99 by subscribing to the ‘TVPlayer PLUS’ monthly subscription service.
Michiel Bakker, CEO of GINX Esports TV said: “With the rapid growth of competitive gaming and eSports as a spectator event, the appetite and potential for an esports TV channel has never been greater and the customer base of TVPlayer is perfectly weighted towards the millennial profile of eSports fans. TVPlayer’s cutting edge multi-media network will enable them to deliver the best eSports content and the most popular tournament action to a new audience.”
Frank Bowe, Chief Commercial Officer of TVPlayer, added: “We are very pleased to welcome GINX Esports TV onto the TVPlayer platform as a premium partner. TVPlayer always strives to listen to what channels our users want to see on TVPlayer and satisfy today’s millennial audience hunger for new content and exciting live TV experiences. GINX Esports TV fits into this category perfectly and we are very excited to feature the biggest and most talked about esports content on TVPlayer”.