SonyLIV to live stream Riot Games' esports event 'League of Legends' finale on 4 Nov

MUMBAI: Video on Demand (VoD) platform SonyLIV has partnered Riot Games to stream the esports event ‘League of Legends’ World Championship live. The championship is taking place at the Beijing National Stadium also known as ‘The Birds Nest’.

SonyLIV will stream the championship LIVE on 4 November 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 bringing the highest levels of player-focused gaming entertainment to our Indian fans, who we are confident will enjoy the finals.”

Known for their unrelenting focus on putting players first, Riot Games is one of the world’s premier game developers. 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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