With the improvement in digital technology, sports and gamers fans alike have the luxury to watch their favorite events in 4K or even 8K resolution using their mobile devices like smartphones or tablets anywhere. For sports fans, gone are the days when you need to depend on television broadcast or subscribe to the digital sports channel from the telco in Singapore to watch your favorite soccer games. The same applies to gaming events where gamers can watch live broadcasts of gaming competitions like the Mobile Legend Southeast Asia cup that is live stream in real-time.
There are even some gaming platforms that will broadcast live events and invite the gamers to join the event or competition and win attractive gaming prizes to boost their avatar status in the game. The technology behind sporting and games events based on live streaming platforms developed by various technology companies around the world to enhance the viewer experience by using AI (Artificial Intelligence) to offer functions that enable people to download the platform via mobile apps or websites. This applies to both online games and E-sports channels which makes it convenient for people to watch their favorite event as long as they have a stable internet connection on their mobile devices or laptop.
Many companies in the sports and gaming industry have already seen the potential in live streaming platforms which they actively sought professional video studio agencies like Spring Forest Studio to broadcast and promote their sporting or gaming events online to their target audience. Even Sports news channels are using virtual studio platforms to broadcast the sports events and highlight which the viewer can see the 3D graphic effects display during the broadcasting.
The reasons live streaming events in the sports and gaming industry are so popular is partly due to the external situation where the coronavirus pandemic has force governments around the world to take drastic actions to control the spread to the country’s population. Restriction in international travel, a social gathering for large events like music concerts, religious gatherings in the church or temples, and soccer matches in the stadium are just a few examples of this COVID-19 situation.
Thus, companies in the entertainment industry will need to think out of the box to support their viewership loyalty, and using live streaming platforms seems the only option available for them to continue their business. Frankly speaking, this trend in Live streaming will continue to flourish even when the COVID-19 pandemic is over as people by then will get used to watching or participating in live streaming events. Especially in sporting and gaming events.