ESL One New York to be the first Esports tournament to adapt VR broadcasting

Upcoming ESL One tournament won’t only bless us with some great competitions between the world’s best eight teams at CS: GO, but it will also be the first to adapt VR into its broadcasts to provide audience with the option of controlling the camera the way they like.

New York’s $250.000 ESL One will provide the option to be inside the matches as 360 spectators. This is thanks to the tools provided by SILVER.tv the new website that describes itself as “Twitch of VR”. The platform launched earlier this year with $6.2 million of funds to introduce VR broadcasting in upcoming tournaments free for Esports fans around the world.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive won’t be the only game to use VR in its streams as another Valve property will surely follow in its steps. We’re talking about Dota 2 of course which was hinted to be coming to SteamVR platform in the future.

Eight of the world’s best teams will be competing for the $100,000 first prize this October, including reigning major champions SK Gaming, ELEAGUE champions Virtus.pro, Fnatic, G2 Esports, Natus Vincere and Astralis. Watch the VR demo below courtesy of Silver.tv to get a taste of what’s to come:

Sam Edge

A passionate gamer who loves to try all kinds of games , has no problem to go back and play some retro classic games between a time and another as he still thinks it was the golden era of the industry . Always up-to-date with the latest gaming news and technologies.

شارك
نشرت بواسطة
Sam Edge

اخبار جديدة

They met in PUBG Mobile and ended up engaging, here’s their story

Love blooms on the battlefield sometimes, and it seems that this does not only apply to the real one only,…

1 day مضت

Earn free Fortnite battle pass with this simple way

Even though Fortnite is a free game, we still want to get our hands on some of its cosmetics free…

3 days مضت

Big hit for many champions include Yasuo with patch 9.4 in League of Legends

Riot is planning to nerfs many champions including Yasuo and more with upcoming patch 9.4, according to the latest PBE…

4 days مضت

Valve fixes a CS: GO radar exploit that was reportedly abused by a pro team

This little CS: GO exploit could have gone unnoticed for a long time, but MIBR player Epitácio "TACO" de Melo put…

5 days مضت

Ninja wins first Apex Legends tournament, one point away from second place

Apex Legends had been out for just two weeks and we are now witnessing the end of its first tournament…

5 days مضت

New Call of Duty title leaked? Former dev debunks Infinite Warefare 2 rumors

Soon after rumors emerged that the 2019 version of the famous Call of Duty game was actually Infinite Warefare 2,…

5 days مضت