SEA Games 2019 for eSports was formally started yesterday. Due to overwhelming requests from fans all over South East Asia to view the Games. Razer the official eSports partner for the SEA Games made the esports available online via live stream for real-time results of the matches.
The live stream ended 2 million views on its first day, with concurrent of 70,000 views. In addition, the International Olympic Committee recognized and acknowledge the milestone for the high demand for esports in the region.
Online streaming platforms include; Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch. Razer also predicts an overall view of over 100 million by the end of eSports competition in SEA Games 2019 on December 10, 2019.
The SEA Games 2019 is the first Olympic games that included eSports on the competition. It is composed of an eleven-country international sporting event sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee. The event features games like Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Arena of Valor, Dota 2, Starcraft II, Tekken 7 and Hearthstone.
It will be held at the San Juan Centre in Manila, Philippines and available to all public for free.