BLAST.tv is a new live viewing platform, which will allow fans to customize and elevate the way they watch esports.
The platform will bring fans closer to the action, serving up maximum excitement for esports lovers, with a number of innovative features on offer, helping them watch events live as well as reliving the highs and lows of past tournaments.
Esports viewership has enjoyed impressive growth over the last few years, and is expected to continue to grow by 8.7 percent to 532 million this year, with this number expected to grow even further to 725 million by 2025.
BLAST.tv’s live experience is tailored made for the competitive esports audience. Fans will never miss a key moment of the action with the BLAST.tv interactive timeline feature. The platform has a custom built video player with 4K capabilities and a moderated live chat feature that will enable fans to connect with a like-minded community, where fans will be able to impact the events unfolding before their eyes through interactive polls.
The consumer launch coincides with BLAST Premier’s Fall Final in Copenhagen and comes ahead of the World Final in Abu Dhabi and BLAST.tv Major being held in Paris in May 2023. BLAST.tv will be the home of all BLAST events in the future, where fans can experience these global tournaments.
BLAST.tv will also, outside of the live experience, be a one-stop-shop for esports fans. Providing them with the latest player stats, team standings, mini-games, news and exclusive content and experiences.
BLAST Premier events and the BLAST.tv Paris Major will also be available to watch across BLAST’s global broadcast network, which is shown in 154 territories and in 25 languages.