Riot Video games’ LEC has introduced a brand new broadcast associate in Trovo, the livestreaming platform launched in 2020 by Tencent (additionally the guardian firm of Riot Video games). Monetary phrases weren’t disclosed. The LEC can be at the moment broadcast on YouTube and on Twitch with quite a lot of alternate-language choices.
The deal is a component of a bigger push by Trovo to maneuver into the esports area. The corporate just lately turned a sponsor of esports group Nova Esports’ PUBG Cellular crew, and have become the title associate of the Cellular Mayhem Name of Responsibility: Cellular crew, now competing underneath the title Trovo Mayhem.
As these partnerships counsel, Trovo launched with a concentrate on cell content material. At time of writing, two of the most-watched video games on the platform are CoD: Cellular and PUBG Cellular, although League of Legends is within the prime three.
Earlier this month the LEC introduced a variety of new and returning broadcast companions together with Summoner’s Inn (Germany), OTP LoL (France), LVP (Spain), Polsat Video games (Poland), PGEsports (Italy), esport1.gg (Hungary), Inygon TV (Portugal), and GIG.me (Russia). As well as, German insurer LVM Versicherung signed on as an official sponsor for the German broadcasts.