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The eSports industry is booming — we can see it on the example of Play2Live, a blockchain-based streaming platform for gamers, which has already collected more than $18M so far during the pre-sale. It has been a great success and we are glad to see their campaign launched at KICKICO, which shall bring them closer to the hard cap ($30M).

For those of you who are not familiar with a project, here are a few facts about Play2Live:

· It creates an economy of the streaming platform based on the revenue sharing model — a new level of interaction as well as monetization schemes are available for viewers, streamers, and tournament organizers.

· For example, streamers can monetize their content in 11 ways versus 4–5 on the existing streaming platforms. Whereas viewers can monetize their content in 5 ways — compared to zero elsewhere in the eSports video streaming industry.

· Users can enjoy such features as a system of interactive tasks during a stream (between the viewers and a streamer), betting and gambling services, enhanced communication in the chat, content crowdfunding system, and many others!

· Level Up Coin (LUC) is the only means of payment within the platform. Revenue sharing model is used to split income between users and the platform.

· By default, the platform is ad-free. Users can enable it at their own direction and earn tokens.

· Viewers can earn tokens just by watching streams by sharing their internet bandwidth via peer-to-peer CDN technology.

· Play2Live has already rolled out an MVP of their platform (blockchain testnet, streaming core, totalizator during tournaments and other features are already available).

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Amazing, isn’t it? These 15 features might be what existing streaming platforms are missing, and Play2Live is here to close these gaps. Interactivity coupled with a new approach to monetizing gaming passion is what many gamers will enjoy and support.

Play2Live has a very professional team onboard — it is run by trailblazers of gaming and eSports industries in CIS as well as prominent tech folks with high-grade projects in their portfolio.

Recently the company has announced a first eSports tournament with the main prize nominated in tokens (LUCs). The tournament in CS:GO will be held on February 24–25th, 2018, on Falcon Arena, where 8 international top teams (7 invited and 1 from the open qualifiers) will compete for the main prize — $100,000 in LUC (Level Up Coin) tokens. All eSports and crypto enthusiasts are welcome!

Your support to the project via KICKICO will be rewarded with a 5% bonus to your contributions in ETH and a 10% bonus for pledges in KickCoin.

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