Tencent Games, developer of next-gen battle royale Ring of Elysium, has announced a partnership with blockchain esports entertainment platform SLIVER.tv. Powered by Theta rewards, the 24/7 live esports channel will feature streamers from FaZe Clan, Method, NRG and will include interactive predictions, trivia, and prizes for viewers. Unique in-game items, such as the Golden Winged Jacket skin, will be purchasable in the SLIVER.tv store for Theta tokens.
“We’re excited to be partnering with SLIVER.tv and bringing unique Theta rewards to Ring of Elysium players,” said Tencent Games. “We want viewers to be able to become part of the esports experience, and will be able to do so with the interactive esports channel with SLIVER.tv.”
Ring of Elysium launched September 19th for free on Steam and has been well-received by players, achieving positive reviews on Steam and a growing esports following. While viewing Ring of Elysium matches on community-driven live streaming platform SLIVER.tv, players will be able to earn Theta tokens by logging in, watching live content, and will also be eligible to win premium crates. Viewers can also use tokens to purchase in-game exclusive skins and premium items or for discounts on real-world products from sponsors.
“Our partnership with Tencent Games will help us continue to drive interactive esports by featuring exciting content from Ring of Elysium,” said Mitch Liu, co-founder, and CEO of SLIVER.tv and Theta Labs, Inc. “Combined with our unique Theta rewards and blockchain technology, users become part of the esports experience, driving greater engagement and retention for our partners and games.”
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About Ring of Elysium
Aurora Tencent Studio (formerly known as Europa) is proud to present the next generation of multiplayer online arena shooter using the Quicksilver X engine. Trapped on a snowy mountain assaulted by a disastrous snowstorm, the only way out is a rescue flight which can only save up to four people. Survivors must stay ahead of the approaching storm while eliminating competition.
About Tencent Games
Tencent Games is the world’s largest gaming company by operating revenue. As the world-class gaming division of Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700), the company develops and publishes AAA products for hundreds of millions of gamers on today’s most popular platforms. With stakes in Epic Games, Supercell, and Riot, Tencent publishes popular western titles like League of Legends in the Chinese market. Tencent Games is dedicated to creating interactive entertainment experiences that are high in quality, engaging, and fun for a variety of audiences across a multitude of online game products.
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SLIVER.tv is the next generation esports entertainment platform on blockchain which features 24/7 live streaming content from top games like Fortnite, League of Legends, CSGO, and more. Viewers can watch top Twitch streamers like NICKMERCS, Method Hotted, and FaZe Mew on SLIVER.tv to further interact with the stream and earn Theta rewards, open themed crates, and win a wide variety of gaming gear. Join us at SLIVER.tv.
About Theta Labs, Inc. (wholly owned subsidiary of SLIVER.tv)
Theta is a video delivery network powered by blockchain that incentivizes anyone to restream video and enables next-gen video apps that deepen viewer engagement, drive incremental revenues, and reduce costs. Theta’s protocol enables users to earn rewards by relaying video via excess bandwidth on any device. Restreamers improve quality by serving video to nearby users, and can use their rewards to purchase premium experiences, content and products. By deploying Theta, media and broadcasting platforms can create more touchpoints with viewers to seed superfans and drive greater engagement. Learn more at thetatoken.org.
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