On the night time earlier than the finals of The International 2014 in August, ESPN3 broadcast a half-hour particular profiling the match. In 2015, ESPN2 broadcast Heroes of the Dorm, the grand finals of the Heroes of the Storm collegiate tournament. The first-place staff from the University of California, Berkeley obtained tuition for every of the team’s gamers, paid for by Blizzard and Tespa. This was the primary time an esport had ever been broadcast on a significant American television network. The broadcast was an try and broaden the enchantment of esports by reaching viewers who wouldn’t normally come across it. Those living outdoors of the United States have been unable to view the event.