Caffeine Picks Up DreamHack Deal
Caffeine continues to reel in content deals, this time announcing a media partnership with DreamHack that will see all DreamHack CS:GO and Dota 2 events streamed live in addition to the launch of a new DreamHack-dedicated show Overtime that will run on Caffeine throughout the year.
The new series debuts live from the DreamHack Open Rio 2019 from April 19-21, and include coverage of CORSAIR DreamHack Masters in Dallas, Texas (June 2019) and Malmö, Sweden (October 2019); as well as and DreamHack Open events in Atlanta, Georgia (November 2019), Tours, France (May 2019), Summer and Winter (Jönköping, Sweden), Rotterdam, Netherlands (October 2019) and Sevilla, Spain (December 2019).
“We are extremely excited to sign this content partnership with Caffeine as we have followed their entry to the streaming market closely and been very excited about their new and innovative product offering,” said DreamHack CEO Marcus Lindmark. “DreamHack and Caffeine share the same vision to make esports viewer experience more social and interactive. Their broadcasting platform creates new ways to consume esports content, and DreamHack can reach new fans and gamers globally with our distribution.”
The new “Overtime” show will include behind-the-scenes footage, guest interviews, live interaction with the streaming audience and never-before-seen footage. In total, DreamHack will broadcast 10 DreamHack pro tournaments of CS:GO and DOTA 2 live.
“We are giving viewers a better way to experience DreamHack’s CS:GO and Dota 2 events,” said Caffeine Founder and CEO Ben Keighran. “With our real-time video platform, DreamHack fans will now be able to experience these events as if they’re in the arena and with their friends online.”