We recently announced more than 45 new experiences coming to Xbox and we’re already delivering on that promise. Just in time for the MLG Championship broadcast live from Anaheim, CA, from June 20-22, Major League Gaming (MLG), the global leader in eSports, today released the MLG app for Xbox One.
Following the success of the MLG app for Xbox 360, Xbox Live members can now watch all of MLG.tv’s professionally-produced, premium, competitive gaming content on both consoles. In addition to the action packed MLG Championship this weekend starting Friday, June 20 at 2:30pm PT, MLG’s popular programming includes the MLG news show “eSports Report,” the world’s best players, teams and leagues and premier competitions. Check out the MLG.tv programming schedule for more information.
“We’re excited to deliver the extensive line up of MLG.tv programming to gaming fans on Xbox Live and to entertain the passionate audience on both Xbox One and Xbox 360,” said Sundance DiGiovanni, MLG CEO and co-founder. “MLG showcases the best in competitive gaming and we will continue to release new competitive content and introduce new streamers via the MLG.tv platform in the coming months.”
“MLG brings something unique to gamers and gaming fans around the world, the opportunity to compete and spectate on one of the world’s largest gaming stages,” said Mike Nichols, Corporate Vice President, Xbox. “When MLG launched on Xbox 360, we brought its popular content to the big screen for the first time and we’re excited to expand on that vision with the launch on Xbox One. Xbox fans around the world can now experience the upcoming MLG Championship and other premier events on Xbox One or Xbox 360, showcasing the best gamers from around the world.”
The selection of MLG.tv programming available via the MLG app on Xbox One includes:
- MLG Championship – June 20-22 – broadcast live from Anaheim, CA, starting Friday, June 20 at 2:30pm PT and continuing through Sunday, June 22, the Championship features thousands of the best gamers playing “Call of Duty: Ghosts,” “StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm,” “Killer Instinct,” and more.
- MLG’s eSports Report: showcasing the latest news in competitive gaming.
- MLG “Call of Duty: Ghosts” Pro League – showcasing the top MLG Pro Circuit Call of Duty teams.
- MLG partner streams including international eSports leagues Gfinity and ACL Pro, top Call of Duty players Nadeshot and Scumpii, premier teams such as OpTic Gaming, EnVyUs, FaZe and Curse and YouTube sensations.
In addition to the Xbox One app, you also can watch the MLG Championship via the app on Xbox 360.