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Ubisoft launches new content channel gTV

Ubisoft has announced the UK launch of its new content channel, gTV will take place tomorrow, April 15.

Ubisoft’s gTV will be aired on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Twitch, and feature a wide range of original programming inspired not only by Ubisoft but by the video game industry at large.

You can expect the content to go behind-the-scenes on how games are created and celebrating the people who make and play them, as well as events in the gaming calendar.

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The first season of shows will feature a talk show, hosted by Jay-Ann Lopez, with guests including Ellie Gibson, Nicola Adams, Rufus Hound, and Pete Donaldson to talk about video games covering a wide variety of themes such as comedy, health, or sport.

Versus, another new show hosted by Frankie Ward, one of Britain’s esports hosts, brings together a roster of UK Twitch and YouTube content creators to compete with one another.

Initial programming highlights include CafeXP, an improv entertainment show hosted by actor and comedian Babatunde Aleshe, where celebrities such as Asim Chaudhry, Elz The Witch, and Julia Hardy discuss gaming and undertake some challenges.

Then there’s Fragments, a docu-series that takes a look at human-interest stories across an array of topics across the UK esports scene. Finally, there’s aRTY, a social-first episodic series focusing on artists’ work inspired by videogames, featuring graffiti artist Flake and more to be announced.

The channel will broadcast multiple pieces of original content per week, including documentaries, talk shows, live shows, shorts, and more.