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E-Sports Get VR Support with SLIVER.TV

SLIVER.TV is a new free website that lets you watch your favorite e-sports in VR and 360 degrees.

The website is currently in beta and offers support for games like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, and Dota 2. Right now you can only watch videos in VR via Google Cardboard, but the company plans to expand onto other platforms, including Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, and HTC Vive. SLIVER.TV is also supported on its free iOS and Android mobile apps.

SLIVER.TV was founded Fall 2015 and just completed a $6.2 million seed round of equity funding. Its seed investors include DCM Ventures, Sierra Ventures, The Venture Reality Fund (VR Fund), and Japanese mobile gaming companies GREE and Colopl. Leading Hollywood media investors CAA Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Greycroft Partners, and Advancit Capital, along with Sparkland Capital and Green Pine Capital Partners, participated in the round.

In other esports news, the solo queue is returning to League of Legends’ challenger tier, and the Overwatch open teams and schedule have been announced.

 

 

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