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Global media company SPI/FilmBox and French streaming service Molotov have inked a deal that will see the Gametoon gaming and eSports channel available to the OTT service’s audience of more than 10 million users.

gametoon 18June2019Gametoon is said to have been created by true gaming and eSports enthusiasts and features game reviews, eSports tournaments, and exclusive game walkthroughs and sessions from popular streamers with a large fan-base, such as Dan Gheesling, Bifuteki, Lothar and many more.

The distribution deal is the first of its kind that Molotov has made and Gametoon will be available on the OTT firm’s Gamer Zone pack which also aggregates ES1, Game One, Mangas, Gong Max and J-One and is available at 1.99€ /month on all screens and connected devices. Commenting on what the deal means to the company, Molotov MD Grégory Samak said: “The gaming and eSports perspectives are very promising on our platform and we are happy to bring content from an international gaming and eSports specialist like Gametoon to our Gamer Zone offer.”

“We are excited to sign our first deal with the innovative streaming platform Molotov for one of our most unique channels, Gametoon, which has revolutionised the way audiences consume gaming & esports related content,” added Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe & Africa at SPI International.

“Molotov and SPI/FilmBox both acknowledge the importance of adapting traditional television to modern needs and we are confident that our shared vision will render this a long-lasting partnership.”