Between CS:GO matches at the ESL One competition in New York, we talked with ESL CEO Craig Levine. He shared with us his views on booming Esports phenomenon and the player stars being born out of it. We discussed new technologies in esports such as touch-enabled devices, VR and Microsoft's Arena for xBox Live - a tournament platform infrastructure for the masses.
[00:46] - The phenomenon of esports
[01:45] - Evolution of esports
[02:26] - New technologies in esports
[04:20] - Tech demo booths at ESL
[05:24] - Who is ESL?
[06:21] - Arena for xBox Live
[07:36] - Future of esports
About Turtle Entertainment
The modern culture of eSports offers gaming enthusiasts, fans and sponsors thrilling entertainment in an all-new, interactive environment. Our global tournaments offer exciting highlights and daily content, which we broadcast directly to the fans at home. Inspired by their idols, young gamers visit our websites daily where they train and communicate - motivated to become the next eSport legend.
Our headquarters in Cologne are the node of our international work. Core products such as our online platforms and the main TV studios are directed from here. Local subsidaries in North America, France, Italy, Poland, Spain and China, as well as partners in many countries create national highlights and first class local events.