Just in time for the MLG Championship broadcast live from Anaheim, CA, June 20-22, Major League Gaming (MLG) today released the MLG app for Xbox One, the video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. 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.
“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.”
MLG Championship and Broadcast Schedule:
Fans can tune in this weekend for the MLG Championship live from the Anaheim Convention Center. The 66th MLG event will feature over 1000 of the world’s best gamers competing for $150,000 in prizes in front of a LIVE audience of thousands of spectators and millions more will watch via MLG.tv. The three day event will feature Call of Duty: Ghosts; a high-stakes StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm tournament; the return of Super Smash Bros. Melee for the first time since 2006, and the debut of Killer Instinct and Injustice: Gods Among Us.
The action will be broadcast LIVE beginning Friday, June 20 at 2:30pm PT