Chinese-based Tencent Games recently announced a partnership with blockchain entertainment platform Silver.tv to create a new esports channel for the battle royale game Ring of Elysium. The new esports channel will stream for 24 hours, seven days a week and will be powered by the blockchain streaming service Theta Rewards. The new channel has already secured featured streamers from FaZe Clan, Method and NRG.
This new esports channel is being built with the viewer in mind and will incorporate interactive features, such as predictions, trivia and prizes for viewers. According to Tencent Games, “We want viewers to be able to become part of the esports experience and will be able to do so with the interactive esports channel with Sliver.tv.” All the companies involved will also add in-game items to Ring of Elysium, which can be purchased exclusively on Silver.tv.
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