Blast Premier

Chinese streaming platform Douyu has acquired broadcast rights to esports’ Blast Premier 2020 Counter Strike tournament.

Blast, the esports tournament organiser owned by RFRSH Entertainment, has secured €12.5m ($13.5m) in a funding round led by Rocket Software chief executive Johan Gedda.

DAZN, the OTT subscription streaming service, has added esports to its offering in Brazil by agreeing a rights deal for the 2020 season of the Blast Premier global tournament series