ESL Gaming And DouYu Extend Partnership

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ESL Gaming And DouYu Extend Partnership

ESL and DouYu extend their contract for another year and expand their terms.

According to EsportsInsider, ESL Gaming and DouYu are not only renewing their partnership but are also expanding on its terms. DouYu now scores exclusive rights to the broadcasting of the ESL Pro Tour CS:GO, Warcraft III, StarCraft II, and Dota 2. Plus, they'll also be exclusive broadcasters of ESL Mobile competitions.  Streams will be broadcast in Mandarin and other Chinese languages and dialects throughout 2021.

The extension of the media rights contract with DouYu is for another year.  DouYu reports 174M monthly active users in China and will now include sub-licensing; streaming through Huya and bilibili, two other streaming and video platforms.

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