Esports returns to 7Mate with LetsPlay.Live deal

• Other LPL Pro esports titles to broadcast later in the year on 7mate include Dota 2 and Rocket League.

Oceanic esports broadcaster LetsPlay.Live have agreed to supply Seven Network’s 7mate multichannel with content for 2020.

The deal will see weekly esports content on 7mate this follows the broadcast of LPL’s Rocket League Oceanic Championship on 7mate at the end of 2019.

LPL Pro Rainbow Six: Siege will air weekly from 12 am Thursday 5th March, for 8 weeks. The show features top Oceanic Rainbow Six Siege esports teams as they fight for a cut of the season’s $5,000 AUD prize pool. 

Other LPL Pro esports titles to broadcast later in the year on 7mate include Dota 2 and Rocket League.

Duane Mutu, Founder and Managing Director of LetsPlay.Live said: “LPL is extremely excited to see esports elevated this year through televised broadcasts in Australia.”

“By offering Australian esports fans more content to watch on their preferred platform with support from Seven Network, we can begin to promote broadcast talent and players within the mainstream.

“By providing both fans and the general public with more free-to-air esports content, LPL can support the growth of the esports ecosystem within our region.”

Seven Network commented:  “Throughout 2020, we look forward to broadcasting LPL events to Australian fans on 7mate.”

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