ESL entered into a partnership with SLIVER.tv and WonderWorld VR, which allows to carry out the world's first broadcast in the form of virtual reality.
Close organizer eSports tournaments, Electronic Sports League, said that thanks to the promising partnership with SLIVER.tv and WonderWorld VR, the next tournament will be held in the format of a virtual reality. ESL One New York will be the first competition where the VR-system will be applied.
Through innovation, the audience will not only be in virtual reality on the battlefield, but also to feel on the podium of the arena "Barclays Center", which will host the championship itself, while being at home. ESL is also taken care of the viewers who do not have expensive VR-glasses (Gear VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, etc.), for them to have the opportunity to see the biggest CS: GO-action, through the mobile app SLIVER.tv, available as a for iOS, and for Android.
ESL One New York kicks off a week later, on September 30 at the "Barclays Center", in New York, USA. The championship will take part top-8 teams who will compete for a prize pool of $ 250,000.