Dota 2 EPICENTER Major will be broadcasted on Balkan television
An international esports company Fortuna Esports has purchased exclusive rights to broadcast the games of the fifth Major in the DPC 2018-2019 season on Balkan Peninsula countries television. SK Esports TV channel, a joint project by Fortuna Esports and United Media, will cover all group stage and final stage games of the EPICENTER Major in real time in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, and Northern Macedonia.
SK Esports TV channel will broadcast the Moscow Major games in full HD in the official language of every mentioned country. For Fortuna Esports, the broadcast of the EPICENTER Major is a pioneer project in streaming a Russian-based esports event.
Mihajlo Džaril, Fortuna Esports CEO: “EPICENTER is definitely one of the world’s landmark esports events and we are both very happy and excited that we will have the opportunity to broadcast the final Major before The International 2019 during the launch of SK Esports TV channel in our region.“
Alexandr Kim, ESforce Holding commercial director: “The deal with Fortuna Esports marks the first experience of broadcast rights transfer to television in the history of the EPICENTER series. As esports popularity in Balkans keeps on growing, we are sure that seeing the games of the best Dota 2 teams in the world will draw even more attention to the region’s esports industry.”
Dota 2 EPICENTER Major with a prize pool of $1 000 000 will take place in Moscow on 22-30th June. The tournament’s final stage will be held 28-30 June; 16 world’s best teams will battle for the champion’s title under the dome of CSKA Arena (formerly “VTB Ice Palace”).
Epic Esports Events specializes in organizing international competitions and is the organizer of EPICENTER series in Dota 2 and CS:GO in Moscow and Saint Petersburg throughout 2016-2018. Their first Dota 2 series was deemed the best Live Entertainment event by a leading European award EUBEA 2016, and EPICENTER XL 2019 was awarded the first place in nomination Russian Event per Eventex Awards.