The companies will host a weekly series featuring key gaming insights and professional esports athletes
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spoon, the world’s leading audio live stream platform, today announced it has partnered with OP.GG, the leading site for online player and team statistics, insights, and leaderboards, to produce the weekly live-streamed series, “GGnoRE.” The interactive series will bring together fans and professional esports athletes across the biggest titles in gaming for an hour each week.
“Launching the series with Spoon gives us another key touchpoint to connect with our esports community,” said Sangrak Choi, CEO of OP.GG. “The platform’s interactive format and focus on audio bridges professional athletes and the broader gaming community together to celebrate the art of the sport, engage in authentic conversations, and connect with the human being behind the keyboard.”
Spoon and OP.GG are introducing an industry-first interactive audio live stream, giving esports enthusiasts another medium to celebrate the sport. For Spoon’s first venture into original programming, the platform will utilize its unique audio-only approach to provide an inclusive, judgement-free environment for both streamers and listeners. Tapping into OP.GG’s esports analysis and gaming community, “GGnoRE” will discuss top teams, strategies, and tournament performances.
“It’s an exciting time for the esports community,” said Fernando Pizarro, Vice President of North America for Spoon. “We’re witnessing a huge marriage between the gaming and live streaming communities today, and there has never been a better time to invest in gamer-first content––making this a