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Esports coverage coming to UK national broadcaster BBC

28th July 2017 11:49 am GMT

The UK's national broadcaster the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is to begin showing live esports coverage through a deal with the newly-formed Gfinity Elite League.

Digital-only channel BBC3 and streaming service iPlayer will show coverage of leagues featuring games such as Street Fighter, Counter Strike and Rocket League over a six-week period beginning tonight (Friday July 28th).

Each week, from Friday to Sunday, BBC3 will broadcast coverage of matches 160 professional players [...]

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