Riot Games has announced a new partnership with production and media services provider Gravity Media. The partnership will see the two team up for their remote broadcast centre in Dublin, Ireland.
The partnership will see Gravity Media provide Riot with its managed services solutions, helping the latter enhance the technical offerings for its live esports broadcasts.
Riot and Gravity Media will also team up to enrol members who will work in technical and operational roles in Dublin. Gravity Media will also assist Riot’s engineering and production crew with installing and integrating permanent studio facilities and production workflows.
Eamonn Dowdall Gravity Media’s Executive Director, commented:
“We couldn’t be prouder to start 2023 by sharing the exciting news of our partnership with Riot Games. This opportunity allows us to leverage and showcase our global esports credentials and world-leading broadcast talent, working closely with Riot Games at their European HQ, enabling us to service Riot Games globally in the delivery of the most engaging and immersive projects ever created.
“Our Managed Services offering sees Gravity Media manage facilities, and produce content where we can support with idea generation and content creation ensuring post-production and distribution. Gravity Media will further ensure that Riot Games remains the most player-focused game company in the world, which sees the brand revolutionise esports broadcast production worldwide.“
Allyson Gormley, Global Operations Director, Project Stryker at Riot Games, said:
“We are excited to partner with Gravity Media and their extensive network of talent to attract the best and brightest minds in live broadcast production to Riot Games and Project Stryker. Gravity Media has some of the best talent across broadcasting, production, and technology that will certainly be a valuable asset in our ambitious live esports productions that continuously attract millions of viewers around the world.”
Riot Games’ Dublin facility is part of “Project Sryker”, which is the company’s global broadcast initiative. Project Stryker will have three facilities, with two more in Seattle, where the facility is under construction, and one in Asia.