February 1, 2018

Reuters launches new esports wire for media customers seeking coverage of competitive gaming

NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 1, 2018 Reuters, the world’s largest international multimedia news provider, today announced the launch of a new wire service devoted to coverage of esports, available now to Reuters News Agency customers. The Reuters Esports Wire features global coverage of the competitive gaming industry, including breaking news, player acquisitions, sponsorship deals and coverage of the largest esports tournaments.

The Reuters Esports Wire is designed for easy use across print, digital and social media, and provides unique, in-depth coverage targeted towards a younger demographic. Coverage of esports will be delivered with the same detail and analysis as any major sports league, with content provided through a partnership with sports text provider Field Level Media.

”Esports has grown increasingly popular around the world and demand for coverage of the sport has never been stronger,” said Josh Duboff, Reuters Senior Product Manager, Sports & Entertainment Verticals. “This offers us a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of offering coverage of the sport to global media customers as they see a rising interest in the competitive gaming industry from their audiences.” 

For more information and access to the Reuters Esports Wire, visit https://agency.reuters.com/en/coverage/sports/esports.html.


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Heather Carpenter
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