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Facebook and ESL announce Facebook Live streaming deal

Facebook have signed a livestreaming deal with ESL that will see Facebook streaming over 5,500 hours of esports via its Facebook Live service, including their IEM and ESL One events. Spotted by PCGamesN, Facebook will partner with ESL to create unique esports content for the platform, including backstage Q&A’s with …

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Team Dignitas moves away from Twitch exclusivity, will stream on Facebook as well

Team Dignitas has moved away from exclusively streaming on Twitch and will now stream on Facebook Live as well.  The first Facebook Live stream from the team came last night, when League of Legends players Chan-ho “Ssumday” Kim and Sang-hyun “Chaser” Lee held an AMA on the platform. Later today …

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Facebook Live now available on desktop and laptop computers

Facebook’s broadcasting and streaming feature, Facebook Live, is now available to use on desktop and laptop computers. For some time now the feature has only given users the ability to share live video content through their phones and mobile devices. Now, with the new changes to Facebook Live on PCs, …

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ZeniMax wants to block Oculus Rift sales

The ongoing feud between ZeniMax and Oculus is on the verge of getting even nastier. Documents filed with a Texas court last week ask that sales of the Oculus Rift and any associated software be halted. This follows ZeniMax being awarded $500m earlier this month after it was found that …

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Facebook to close 200 Oculus Rift demo stations in the US

200 Oculus Rift demo stations are to be closed at Best Buy stores in the US, according to the Business Insider. The website reports that Facebook ordered the closure of its VR corners due to store performance,” according to an internal memo. An anonymous Best Buy worker told BI that …

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ZeniMax awarded $500m in Oculus lawsuit

The ZeniMax vs Oculus trial is coming to an end as the jury awarded ZeniMax $500m (around 394m) after they found Oculus violated a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). ZeniMax initially asked for $4bn ($2bn in compensation and $2bn in damages) but the jury decided against it as Oculus was found not …

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Heroes of the Dorm will be streamed exclusively on Facebook Live in 2017

Blizzard has announced the return of Heroes of the Dorm for its third year and revealed that the competition will be streamed exclusively on Facebook Live.  US university students are invited to take part in the competition, with the winning team receiving a grant towards their college tuition fees. In …

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G2 Esports to start streaming on Facebook Live

G2 Esports has announced that it intends to start streaming on Facebook Live from next month.  The move is an attempt to “grow its global audience, unlock new sponsorship opportunities, and elevate engagement with its brand to new levels,” according to a statement from the organisation.  This does not mean …

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