Today, it was announced that one of the largest news websites in New Zealand partnered with the biggest eSports broadcaster in NZ, LetsPlayLive!
Fei Bian Goh, Stuff’s Product Director said this;
“Esports is a fast-growing industry and we’re really excited to support LPL in their growth aspirations. They already reach thousands of Kiwis each month but a partnership with Stuff will enable them to reach a much wider audience,”
LetsPlay.Live co-founder and director Duane Mutu had this to say about the partnership;
“Our goal is to build an ecosystem that will underpin the continued growth of global esports and Stuff provides us with access to NZ’s largest audience and the ability to promote our events to a wider range of fans.”
“The audience for gaming content will continue to grow in New Zealand and Stuff is an established platform for partners with high quality content to reach audiences at scale. So I see this as a promising partnership. We will feature esports content across Stuff, as well as on-demand and live streaming video content on PlayStuff. There will be weekly shows, live streams of esports tournaments and much more,”
Lets.Play.Live operates a world-class esports broadcasting studio in the iconic Auckland Sky Tower, offering gamers of all skill levels the chance to compete in an esports environment from casual to professional in televised LAN events.
Members can test their gaming skills across multiplayer online battle arena’s, sim-racing, and sports titles on PC, console and mobile. Not only can players play for the bragging rights of winning games, but they can win cash prize pools as well as international world championship opportunities!