BLAST.tv Paris Major 2023, the last ever CS:GO Major, is set to be a global esports phenomenon, with an extensive media rights distribution plan that will see the event broadcast in over 100 territories and 24 languages. This highly anticipated tournament promises to deliver a memorable experience to fans worldwide, celebrating 10 years of Counter-Strike Majors.
New and renewed media rights partnerships will bring the BLAST.tv Paris Major to a wide range of audiences, with broadcasters such as TV2 Zulu (Denmark), Relog (CIS), GGTV (China), MGG TV (France), Startimes (Africa), Maincast (Ukraine), FantasyExpo (Poland), Fragster (Germany), and Gaules (Brazil). The event will be held at the Accor Arena in Paris, France, and will be broadcast live by French linear broadcaster MGG TV, alongside TV2 and YLE.
The BLAST.tv Paris Major follows the announcement made by French President Emmanuel Macron last September, outlining plans to host and produce the first-ever CS:GO Major in France. To commemorate a decade of Counter-Strike Majors, the event will highlight some of the most iconic moments in esports and Counter-Strike history.
Alexander Lewin, VP of Distribution and Programming at BLAST, expressed his enthusiasm for the event, stating that the BLAST.tv Paris Major presents an opportunity for both BLAST and its broadcast partners to showcase the very best of Counter-Strike to a massive global audience. The multitude of leading linear and online media rights partners reflect the demand and trust in BLAST’s fan-first productions and events.
The BLAST.tv Paris Major schedule includes:
- RMRs: Asia (April 6th-9th), Americas (April6th-9th), and Europe (April 6th-14th)
- Challengers stage: May 8th-11th
- Legends stage: May 13th-16th
- Champions stage: May 18th-21st (Accor Arena)
The expanded broadcasting agreements for the BLAST.tv Paris Major ensure accessibility for a diverse audience, bringing the event to fans around the globe. With a focus on fan-first production and the excitement surrounding the last-ever CS:GO Major, viewers can expect an unforgettable experience when the tournament commences in May.