SLIVER.tv is all about streaming top eSports videogames in fully immersive, 360° cinematic virtual reality (VR) video, known for previously broadcasting the Dreamhack Masters, and the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice. Now the company has partnered up with Tencent Games to stream its new battle royale title Ring of Elysium, all powered by its Theta rewards blockchain.
Developed by Aurora Tencent Studio (formerly known as Europa), Ring of Elysium launched for free on 19th September as a multiplayer online arena shooter. Players find themselves trapped on a snowy mountain assaulted by a disastrous snowstorm, the only way out is a rescue flight which can only save up to four people. So all they need to do is stay ahead of the approaching storm while eliminating competition.
As part of the partnership with SLIVER.tv, viewers watching Ring of Elysium matches will be able to earn Theta tokens by logging in, watching live content, and will also be eligible to win premium crates. Viewers can also use tokens to purchase in-game exclusive skins and premium items or for discounts on real-world products from sponsors.
“We’re excited to be partnering with SLIVER.tv and bringing unique Theta rewards to Ring of Elysium players,” said Tencent Games in a statement. “We want viewers to be able to become part of the eSports experience, and will be able to do so with the interactive eSports channel with SLIVER.tv.”
“Our partnership with Tencent Games will help us continue to drive interactive eSports by featuring exciting content from Ring of Elysium,” said Mitch Liu, co-founder, and CEO of SLIVER.tv and Theta Labs, Inc. “Combined with our unique Theta rewards and blockchain technology, users become part of the eSports experience, driving greater engagement and retention for our partners and games.”
To watch in VR and 360-degrees, visit the SLIVER.tv website or download the SLIVER.tv Android and iOS apps and use Google Cardboard. The SLIVER.tv app can also be downloaded for Samsung GearVR, Oculus Rift, Oculus Go and HTC Vive. For further updates, keep reading VRFocus.