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XFire Partners With eSportsTV

MTV-owned game-related chat and community service XFire has formed a strategic partnership with Game Broadcasting Live's eSportsTV to deliver and produce live coverage of XFire’s online events, as well as other exclusive video-on-demand content.

David Jenkins, Blogger

September 24, 2007

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Representatives from MTV-owned game-related chat and community service XFire have announced that the company has formed a strategic partnership with Game Broadcasting Live's eSportsTV to deliver and produce live coverage of XFire’s online events. Multiplatform portal eSportsTV delivers streaming and on-demand video game content to viewers via the Internet, with live coverage of numerous eSports matches. The service also produces televised shows and programming across several television networks worldwide as well as serving as a news outlet for eSports in general. As of Friday, September 21st, eSportsTV has begun to provide live streaming video and sports-casting coverage of XFire online gaming events, as well as video-on-demand content exclusively available to the XFire community. Coverage has begun with the Siege of September tournament, which features a demonstration of the forthcoming Enemy Territory: Quake Wars. “We are very excited and proud to partner with XFire.” said Jordan Edelson, president of eSportsTV. “This is a great opportunity for us to deliver high quality video game broadcasts to a large captivated audience.”

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David Jenkins

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David Jenkins ([email protected]) is a freelance writer and journalist working in the UK. As well as being a regular news contributor to Gamasutra.com, he also writes for newsstand magazines Cube, Games TM and Edge, in addition to working for companies including BBC Worldwide, Disney, Amazon and Telewest.

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