Major League Gaming News Alert:
NEW YORK – October 3, 2011 – Major League Gaming (MLG) is taking the online viewing experience to a new level adding two additional StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty LIVE streams to the Orlando Pro Circuit broadcast taking place October 14-16. The new beta streams will be available to MLG Gold and Silver Members and those who purchase an MLG Orlando HQ Pass in both Medium and Ultra (HD) quality in the MLG player. Solo-cast by community casters Adebisi, Nerski, Tumba and Robin , the streams will cover Championship and Open Bracket matches from the tournament floor.
Pro Circuit viewers worldwide will now be able to watch six LIVE streams all weekend at www.majorleaguegaming.com with four streams dedicated to StarCraft 2 (Red and Blue and two new BETA streams), one stream for Halo: Reach and one stream for Call of Duty: Black Ops. To access high definition ad-free streams including the two new BETA streams, fans can become MLG Members. Gold MLG League members ($29.99-12 months) also receive $10 off competitor passes and $5 off spectator passes at Pro Circuit competitions, early entry into the events, discounts on MLG apparel and partner products and more. Silver MLG League members ($9.99-3 months) receive access to high definition, high definition ad-free streams of Pro Circuit competitions, premium VOD, member only forums and more.
Competitor and spectator passes for the Orlando Pro Circuit taking place at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center are now on-sale online. The Orlando competition is the 5th stop on the 8 th annual MLG Pro Circuit tour. Thousands of fans will attend as the world’s best players square off in a three-day, double-elimination video game tournament for a chance at more than $120,000 in prizes.
The 2011 Pro Circuit has been the most successful season to date with record breaking online viewership numbers. The Raleigh Pro Circuit (August 26-28) resulted in an all-time high 138,000 peak concurrent online stream viewers. Viewers from 173 countries watched the LIVE streams and more than 3 million hours of video were consumed throughout the weekend. The 2011 Pro Circuit culminates with the national championship in Providence, RI, November 18-20.