eSports network Ginx has launched on the TVPlayer online TV service in the UK.
The move represents the third launch for Ginx Esports TV in its home market.
GINX Esports TV, whose shareholders include Sky and ITV, features live eSports tournaments including the International Dota 2 Championship, E League (CS:GO, Overwatch, Streetfighter); and Call of Duty World League together with news, lifestyle, documentary and presenter-led Live shows filmed and produced at its Kings Cross studios.
The channel will be part of the TVPlayer+ premium offering, which provides about 30 channels for £5.99 a month on top of the basic free-to-air 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, said, “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.”