Tournament operator BLAST has expanded its media rights deal with Chinese livestreaming service Douyu. The platform will retain its exclusive broadcast rights for the remainder of the 2021 BLAST Premier season and also gain the ability to broadcast the first-ever qualifier event to be held in China. The new event will incorporate Chinese Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams into the BLAST ecosystem for the first time.
Additionally, Douyu’s deal will extend to include coverage on fellow streaming platforms Huya and Bilibili.
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