PGL and Twitch.tv are pleased to announce that as of today viewers will be able to directly support the prize pool of the CS:GO Championship Kick-off Season by purchasing a Twitch subscription on the official PGL Twitch channel.
Thanks to this new and experimental partnership with Twitch, 50% of the $4.99 ticket fee will directly fund the CS:GO Championship Kick-off Season prize pool ($2.5 for each subscription), thus allowing subscribers to directly support their favorite team.
- Chat during subscriber-only mode;
- Not affected by slow-mode in chat;
- Subscriber badge;
- Permanent custom chat emotes: https://twitchemotes.com/channel/pgl;
- Subscriber-only weapon skin giveaways for each broadcast day;
- The possibility to send questions to the analyst desk and, if chosen, have them answered on live stream;
- 50% discount for 3-day access tickets to DreamHack Bucharest 2015 purchased on esportshop.eu;
There will also be two prize pool tiers that subscribers can unlock before April 15th, starting from the base $110,000:
1st tier: $125,000 total prize pool – subscriber-only vote for 1v1 matches between professional players, on custom maps, streamed live from DreamHack Bucharest 2015.
2nd tier: $150,000 total prize pool – All-Star match during DreamHack Bucharest 2015, with the map, teams and casters decided by the subscribers through online voting.
Viewers will be able to follow the evolution of the Twitch-based prize-pool contributions on Cyborgmatt’s prize pool tracker: http://csgo.cyborgmatt.com/prizetracker/pgls1