The Weekly esports news
Quote of the week:
Hulu picks up four new esports series
Streaming service Hulu has opened a big door by adding four new series to their already popular list of shows. The company has announced the new titles are Player v. Player, an esports talk show; Bootcamp, a reality show following the CS:GO team Immortals; Defining moments, a talk show about esports history; and lastly ESL Replay, a show recapping all of the current news regarding ESL tournaments. The announcement shows the extreme growth of esports in the mainstream world.
Bomanbridge & Passion to Rep esports Format Gamerz
A partnership between Gamingzone Entertainment (GZE), Bomanbridge Media and Passion Distribution has recently formed to bring the world the first ever live esports reality format Gamerz. The show will feature amateur online gamers living together and receiving coaching from gamer pros all fighting for the chance to become esport professionals. Reality TV has now hit the esports market, making many realize the potential in this booming market.
Rick Fox is Changing the Culture and Strategy of Esports
Former NBA player Rick Fox saw the potential in esports and bought a franchise a while ago. Now the ex-player is out to change the culture around esports. As of now members of his team wake up early for training. There is no more sleep all day and play all night strategy. The team is also a part of a fitness program used to enhance reaction and breathing techniques. The star has even gone as far as to change the eating habits of his team, meaning there will be no more junk food in their practice facilities. Players will become healthy and prepare their bodies for battle the correct way.
Have an overview which events will take place in the next few weeks with our esports calendar below:
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