League of Legends OPL Grand Final to be streamed free across FOX SPORTS’ website, app and IPTV
Fans of the Oceanic Pro League (OPL), the professional League of Legends league in Oceania, can now watch the Grand Final live with FOX SPORTS this year, with all the action being covered on foxsports.com.au, the FOX SPORTS app and across IPTV services with Apple and Telstra.
FOX SPORTS will stream the 2016 OPL Grand Final live and direct from the Courier-Mail Piazza, Brisbane, on Saturday 13 August, starting at 5:30pm (AEST).
FOX SPORTS has also produced a number of exclusive, supporting on-demand videos for the foxsports.com.au, app and Facebook page.
“We’re ecstatic to be expanding the channels where you can watch the OPL Grand Final live online and hope to produce a completely unique experience on FOX SPORTS. Appearing on a local Australian sports media channel is a first for League of Legends esports in this region but we hope that the OPL’s collaboration with the sports industry continues as esports grows,” said Daniel Ringland, Head of esports and Competitive at Riot Games.
Les Wigan, Director of Operations and Digital at FOX SPORTS, added: “As Australia’s sports leader and the No.1 multisport website in the country, FOX SPORTS is ideally placed to bring the huge popularity of League of Legends to an ever-growing audience of esport fans.”
Tens of thousands of Australian and international viewers are expected to tune in to watch this year’s OPL Grand Final online.
Fans can also watch the Grand Final live at selected HOYTS cinemas across Australia and New Zealand.