Tencent Games and SLIVER.tv have partnered up to launch a 24/7 esports channel.
China-based Tencent Games and blockchain esports entertainment SLIVER.tv have announced a partnership to launch a 24/7 live esports channel. The channel will include streamers from NRG, FaZe Clan, Method, and more. There will also be interactive predictions, trivia, and prizes for viewers. Those who watch the channel can also purchase in-game items in Ring of Elysium. One can purchase the Golden Winged Jacket skin for Theta tokens, the currency of SLIVER.tv. Blockchain technology such as Theta tokens functions as a digital record. This technology records transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency chronologically and publicly. This allows for easier verification of accounts and reduces online financial fraud.
“We’re excited to be partnering with SLIVER.tv and bringing unique Theta rewards to Ring of Elysium,” Tencent Games said in a statement. “We want viewers to be able to become part of the esports experience, and will be able to do so with the interactive esports channel with SLIVER.tv.” SLIVER.tv features current popular games such as Fortnite, League of Legends, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
Outside of Ring of Elysium, viewers can also avail of discounts on products from various sponsors. “Our partnership with Tencent Games will help us continue to drive interactive esports by featuring exciting content from Ring of Elysium,” said Mitch Liu, co-founder, and CEO of SLIVER.tv and Theta Labs, Inc. “Combined with our unique Theta rewards and blockchain technology, users become part of the esports experience, driving greater engagement and retention for our partners and games.” This partnership can possibly bring cryptocurrency and esports closer together than ever before. The two fields are rapidly growing in size.
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