SonyLIV to live stream Riot Games' 'League of Legends'


MUMBAI: Sports has become one of the key content being watched online. The concept of esports is evolving slowly. For the digital sports lovers, SonyLIV will now live stream the year’s biggest esports event that is ‘Riot Games’ League of Legends World Championship. The championship is taking place at the Beijing National Stadium also known as ‘The Birds Nest.’

Through SonyLIV’s association with Riot Games, viewers get access to the live stream of League of Legends’ World Championship finals - an annual event with a massive global audience.

SonyLIV will stream the championship live on 4 November 2017 at 12:30 pm. With this association, SonyLIV users get access to watch the two teams Samsung Galaxy and SK Telecom T1 fight their battle to win the Summoner’s Cup.

SonyLIV  EVP and head-digital business Uday Sodhi said, “SonyLIV is all about going beyond regular content and giving our audience a never seen before experience. Keeping this in mind and bringing our brand ethos ‘We LIV to entertain’ alive, we are glad to associate with Riot games to bring esports for the first time to Indian audience on the OTT platform.”

Riot Games country manager - India Anurag Khurana said, “We are excited to partner with SonyLIV to bring the global finals of our premier esports event to an Indian audience. Riot is committed to bring the highest levels of player focused gaming entertainment to our Indian fans, who we are confident will enjoy the finals.”

Riot Games is one of the world’s premier game developers known for their unrelenting focus on putting players first. Their initial title, League of Legends is a fast-paced, competitive online game that blends the speed and intensity of an RTS with RPG elements and helped define the popular ‘MOBA’ (multiplayer online battle arena) genre.

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