DAZN acquires Brazilian broadcast rights to BLAST Premier
Over-the-top subscription streaming service DAZN has acquired the Brazilian broadcast rights to BLAST Premier.
The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive circuit simply completed the primary of three weekends as a part of its Spring Series in London, UK.
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Despite nabbing the rights to broadcast the event collection all through 2020, DAZN is simply offering an English-language stream of the motion. Financial phrases of the deal haven’t been disclosed on the time of writing.
BLAST has comparable offers in place with Winstrike and TV 2 Denmark, masking the CIS area and Denmark respectively. The first weekend of London’s Spring Series was broadcast on a extra normal foundation by each Twitch and YouTube.
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The BLAST Premier circuit has a complete annual prize pool of $four.25 million (£three.four million). In 2020, it’ll comprise of two season finals and a world closing the place the successful crew will take residence $500,000 (£399,807.50) and $1,000,000 (£799,615) respectively.
100 Thieves, Astralis, Complexity Gaming, Evil Geniuses, FaZe Clan, G2 Esports, MIBR, Natus Vincere, Ninjas in Pyjamas, OG, Team Liquid, and Team Vitality are all competing in BLAST Premier throughout its inaugural season.
Esports Insider says: DAZN is changing into an increasingly-important identify on the planet of conventional sports activities when it comes to streaming and broadcasting. With that in thoughts, this looks like a strong transfer for each BLAST and esports at giant. Having solely English narration could also be a slight setback, nevertheless.
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