Astro subscribers can now enjoy The International 2015 DOTA 2 Championships (TI5) for FREE on Astro SuperSport Plus Channel 808 and Astro on the Go from 4th – 9th August 2015, the first LIVE e-Sports offering from Astro.
Viewers can enjoy 8 hours of LIVE matches daily, replays and exclusive content on Astro and on multiple devices anytime, anywhere via Astro on the Go.
Marking the 5th year of the championship, The International returns to The KeyArena in Seattle, Washington from 4th – 9th August. The championships will pit 16 teams in the game of DOTA 2 for the total prize money of more than USD 17 million up for grabs.
Upon the announcement, Astro’s Head of Sports Business Lee Choong Khay, Astro’s Head of Sports said:
We’re honoured to be the first broadcaster to offer a LIVE e-Sports TV channel in the region with the airing of The International 2015 DOTA 2 Championships, the richest and respected e-Sports tournaments. e-Sports is now enjoying booming popularity and we believe that the championship will be a big hit with over 10 million gamers in Malaysia.
In addition to the LIVE coverage, Astro SuperSport Plus will produce behind the scene views and follow the progress of Team Fnatic, an all Malaysian team exclusively invited to participate in the championships.
All Malaysians can watch The International 2015 for free on Astro on the Go by tuning into Astro SuperSport Plus Channel 808 under LIVE TV tab to start watching. Astro on the Go is accessible via the web browser at www.astroonthego.com from a computer, or via the app on supported Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.
Catch the opening of The International 2015 DOTA 2 Championships (TI5) LIVE on 4th August 2015 (Tuesday) at 1am on Astro SuperSport Plus Channel 808 and on Astro on the Go.
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