December 16, 2016
By Thanussha Priyah
Kuala Lumpur – Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (Astro) is pleased announce the launch of eGG Network (or Every Good Game), in Australia via Fetch TV, making it the first eSports and gaming entertainment channel to be made available in the country.
eGG Network debuted in Australia with live broadcast of the finals of The Boston Major, a tournament with USD3 million prize money and the first event of the 2016/17 Dota 2 championship season, giving Australian eSports fans front row seats to international eSports tournaments.
Along with live coverage of tournaments and highlights, eGG Network also focuses on gaming culture including game reviews, coverage from gaming conventions and talk shows. Viewership of eSports is global and on the rise. The 2016 League of Legends World Championship attracted 43 million unique viewers who watched a total of 370 million hours of live eSports over the 15-day tournament in 18 languages.