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ECS partner with YouTube Gaming

CS:GO Aleksei “Aleksei.L” Louchnikov

ECS sign an exclusive multi-year broadcasting partnership with YouTube Gaming, effective as of March 25th.

On Thursday, march 16th FACEIT signed an exclusive partnership with YouTube, whereby all future ECS broadcasts will be exclusively found on the FACEIT YouTube Channel. The agreement will be effective as of March 25th, the day the ECS promotional matches commence.

According to a press release by ECS, the partnership with the popular media website has massive benefits, namely high quality 1080p 60fps streams, instant playback and future integration options that will be "unveiled within both the YouTube video platform and the FACEIT competitive gaming platform". In addition to the prior, YouTube have stated that they will "actively work with ECS league players to provide guidance to maximize engagement on their YouTube channels and build their audiences".

Michele Attisani, Co-founder and Chief Business Officer at FACEIT expressed:

YouTube is by far the most watched platform for gamers in the world and continues to innovate and lead on video technology, making it a great place for us to call our new home for the Esports Championship Series.

Ryan Wyatt, Global Head of Gaming Content at YouTube had the following to say:

 This is our most significant investment into esports to date and illustrates our continued commitment to growing esports with the hundreds of millions of gamers watching YouTube each day. The ECS revenue sharing and co-ownership structure reinforces our belief that all players should have a voice. We know the CS:GO community is already watching clips, highlights, and rebroadcasts on YouTube, so we are excited to be able to bring them all this same action live".

Images courtesy of ECS

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Aleksei “Aleksei.L” Louchnikov
<p>Former CS:GO Section Editorial Lead at GosuGamers.net. Contact - @Aleksei_Lushni/[email protected]</p>

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