OGN partners with DeAPlaneta and 7Sports to launch esports league OSL Europe
OGN (CJ ENM) is launching OSL Europe (OSL EU) in cooperation with DeAPlaneta and 7Sports. The first competition will be ‘OSL EU PUBG Invitational 2018’, featuring professional teams, and will be held from November 27th to December 2nd 2018.
OSL EU is the European branch of OSL, the OGN’s premium esports leagues global brand also including OSL North America, OSL Asia and OSL Korea. ‘OSL EU PUBG Invitational 2018’ will be the OGN first premium esports league in Europe and the beginning of a long-term partnership.
OGN has partnered with major broadcasting platforms in Europe for OSL EU. Highlights of OSL EU will be broadcasted in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on ProSieben MAXX, a German Free-to-Air channel of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, as well as a Free-to-Air and Online channel Neox in Spain. Live Broadcasting will be available on Twitch (www.twitch.tv/ognesports) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/OGNEsports). There will be promotional events including in-game items giveaway.
For the next year, new regular leagues through Europe will be announced. Upcoming features will cover from online tournaments for both amateur and professional teams to live events and branded TV shows. OSL EU will follow the steps of the rest of OSL branches around the world.
“We couldn’t dream of a better team to undertake this quest. We are sure that with the major expertise of OGN on the field and DeAPlaneta’s and 7Sports footprint on the European entertainment industry, OSL EU will become a benchmark on the esports gaming experience and will conquer mainstream audiences all around Europe. We cannot wait to Press Start on this first tournament and unveil the OSL way to play”, said Ignacio Segura, General Manager at DeAPlaneta.