Hulu dives into eSports with four ESL-made shows

ESL And Hulu Strike Deal For Exclusive Esports Content

Hulu Partners With ESL to Create 4 New Esports Shows

ESL, the world's largest esports company, will be launching four video series exclusively on Hulu later this fall.

ESL Replay: A doco-style recap show of eSports tournaments.

Electronic Sports League (ESL) has agreed to work with Hulu to enable the subscription-based streaming service take its first major steps into the world of esports.

Despite the explosion of eSports, original content on on-demand streaming platforms like Hulu has been completely absent.

Hulu will be the exclusive premiere home for these new esports series, which will start arriving some time this autumn season. Overall, these shows will feature things like preparing and training for esports events, trends and various news in the industry, and tournament coverage. “We know our viewers, especially those watching Hulu on consoles, are hungry for this type of content – so were excited to offer it on Hulu for the first time.”.

Player v. Player is a gameshow that will pit esports personalities against each other in debates on the hottest esports topics before a final, gaming challenge.

Bootcamp: A reality show, of sorts, following CS:GO team The Immortals as they recruit three new players. With the tournament just weeks away, and now three players short of a full team, The Immortals must find new talent and quickly build a cohesive team.

Defining Moments will see esports commentators and analysts delve deep into some of the biggest esports events in history. Defining Moments will cover numerous top games and fan the flames of ongoing debates about these plays. He added: "eSports has such a rabid fanbase", he said.

"With the tournament just weeks away, and now three players short of a full team, The Immortals must find new talent and quickly build a cohesive team", ESL said.

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