By Jonathan Easton
Videogame publishing giant Ubisoft has announced the expansion of its gTV channel to Samsung TV Plus in France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
gTV, which launched in April 2020, offers viewers a range of video game content with talk shows, documentaries and esports. The channel is free to view, and is also available on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitch and Twitter.
EMEA VP of Sales & Marketing at Ubisoft, Geoffroy Sardin said: “So many of us at Ubisoft are proud players, proud to be part of video game culture. Our intent with gTV is to honor this form of entertainment, sharing stories tied to our games, but also the ones that left a mark on us as players.”
To power the channel, Ubisoft has partnered with LA-based white label OTT streaming service OTTera.
Senior director, Community Engagement at Ubisoft, Jean Guerin said: “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with OTTera as we continue to rapidly expand the gTV brand’s visibility across various platforms.”
Co-CEO and Chairman of OTTera, Stephen L. Hodge said: “We are thrilled to partner with Ubisoft to bring gTV to TV and mobile viewers in Europe. “Interest in gaming and esports has grown exponentially around the world, and Ubisoft certainly provides a well-curated insight into the industry.”