The first season of the Esports European League is currently ongoing in France on the C8 TV channel from the Canal+ Group. 6 teams are fighting for 20 000 € on Valve’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the double back-to-back Esports Game of the Year.
On Sunday the 29th of October, the show broke French TV channel C8’s audience record with an average of 127,000 viewers. The most-watched show in the history of Counter-Strike and video gaming in France. The historical record reached 6.9% market share for the 15-49 age bracket.
The Esports European League doesn’t stop there with the imminent arrival of an English Version of the show! Here is the trailer :
A second season is already announced and will be broadcast starting January 2018. Online qualifications sponsored by PokerStars.fr will take place on November 28th and 29th. Stay tuned for future announcements.