Another day, another Twitter deal for live-streaming video, and this one is for eSports.
Twitter reached an agreement with ELEAGUE, a professional eSports organization formed by Turner Sports and WME | IMG, to provide live-streaming coverage of the semifinals and championship featuring Valve gaming title Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
The competitions will take place Friday and Saturday at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, starting at 5 p.m. ET Friday.
In addition to the live streaming, the @EL Twitter account will offer real-time highlights, GIFs, memes, statistics, score updates, Periscope content featuring ELEAGUE on-air talent and behind-the-scenes footage with players.