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Global Esports Organization T1 Announces Exclusive, Multi-Year Streaming Deal with Twitch
Seoul (August 05, 2020) –T1 Entertainment & Sports today announced its exclusive, multi-year streaming deal with Twitch, the world’s leading service and community for multiplayer entertainment. Expanding its previous deal beyond the T1 League of Legends team, T1 players and content creators will now utilize Twitch to host their gameplay and various forms of content.
“T1 is excited to expand its partnership with Twitch beyond the League of Legends team and Korean markets,” said Joe Marsh, CEO of T1. “As T1 continues to grow its global presence, we know that Twitch is the best streaming platform for our players and content creators to connect with fans around the world.”
“The team and I are pleased to continue streaming our gameplay and connecting with our fans through Twitch,” said Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok, professional T1 League of Legends player. “I hope that our fans will continue to show their support.”
“T1 has a rich history on Twitch building a strong community surrounding its world-class competitive play,” said Sunita Kaur, Managing Director of APAC at Twitch. “This partnership will further enrich the connections made between T1 and the enthusiastic esports audience on Twitch who are eager to learn from the best and be entertained by their favorite personalities.”
The Twitch deal is the latest partnership announcement for T1, with notable deals including Nike, BMW, Logitech G, Samsung Odyssey, Klevv, One Store, Secret Lab, and Douyu.
T1 is recognized as one of the most successful organizations in the history of esports, with players or teams in ten different competitive gaming segments including League of Legends, Valorant, Fortnite, Dota 2, PUBG, Super Smash Bros., Hearthstone, Apex Legends, Overwatch, and FIFA Online 4. The T1 League of Legends team was founded in 2012 and the team has won three World Championships (2013, 2015 and 2016), two Mid-Season Invitationals, and nine LCK titles, making it the most celebrated esports team in the world. T1 recently announced its professional Valorant team based in North America and continue to compete in Riot Games' Valorant Ignition Series events.
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