Riot Games partners with Blackbird for video content|Financial News
(Sharecast News) – Cloud video modifying platform company Blackbird announced on Wednesday that Riot Games had picked it for remote quick turnaround video production.
The AIM-traded company said video games developer and publisher Riot had a games portfolio including League of Legends – the most-played PC game in the world with more than 80 million month-to-month gamers, and a crucial driver of the “explosive development” in esports.
It said Riot was continuing to progress League of Legends while delivering new experiences to players with Legends of Runeterra, League of Legends: Wild Rift, Teamfight Strategies, VALORANT, and several work-in-progress titles.
Its video production team would utilize Blackbird from another location to frame-accurately edit video content from its popular live-streamed esports tournaments and occasions.
Once produced, the material would be released rapidly to Riot’s social channels consisting of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Twitch.
” Current months have actually presented unprecedented obstacles in video production but Blackbird has assisted us meet these challenges head on,” stated Riot’s chief operating officer Scott Gelb.
” With Blackbird as a partner, we’re delivering the material fans deserve while prioritizing staff member health and security.
” Blackbird has best-in-class video technology and will allow our group to reverse high quality material quickly and easily in our current remote work environment.”
Blackbird chief executive officer Ian McDonough added that Riot was a “world leader” in a number of methods, adding that esports was a “extremely interesting” development sector with fans demanding exacting standards, high resolution and accuracy in the edit and release procedure.
” Blackbird is distinct in being able to provide this in a web browser based remote solution.”
At 1342 BST, shares in Blackbird were down 2.67% at 14.6 p.