5:05 AM | июн. 12, 2018
ESPN and Disney are gonna get a significant influx of eSports content. Through a new multiyear deal announced today, the 2 networks will broadcast several Madden NFL tournaments along with an episodic series featuring Madden NFL 18 Ultimate League players. "Through this collaboration with ESPN and Disney XD, we'll provide ongoing coverage for fans worldwide across a range of ESPN and Disney platforms, but in addition digitally through our personal Madden streaming and social channels," Todd Sitrin, EA's competitive gaming division general manager, said in a very statement.
Competition coverage begins tomorrow when ESPNEWS airs the Madden Mobile Coins Buy
Madden NFL 18 Club Championship quarterfinals. The tournament has taken place on the Pro Bowl and features players repping all 32 NFL teams. The Club Championship finals will likely then take place on the Super Bowl Experience on February 1st and may air on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.
Starting February 2nd, Disney XD and ESPN video at will will air Madden NFL 18 Ultimate League regular season competitions, which pit 16 Madden NFL 18 players against one another in one-on-one competitions. Episodes will air weekly and turn into one hour long. The Madden Ultimate League Championship final will air in the NFL draft on April 28th and can be broadcasted on ESPN2.
Lastly, starting in April, ESPN2 will air half-hour weekly episodes featuring Ultimate League players, giving viewers an appearance into their lives and exactly how they get ready for and handle the League competitions. The series will run from April 3rd to May 1st.
The NFL may be the first pro sports league in the US to possess each of its teams represented in Madden Mobile Accounts
a eSports tournament. And while ESPN has become dabbling in pro gaming coverage for a few years now, last July marked once the network aired an entire block of eSports content on its major channels. In 2016, ESPN aired the Madden NFL 16 Championship for once.