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ActivisionBlizzard, the publisher and operator of the Call of Duty League, has formally abandoned its dream of replicating the US professional sports model in esports, waiving and refunding all franchise entry fees for the CoD League’s constituent teams in a bid to save the competition.

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement agreement with video game developer Activision Blizzard over a civil antitrust lawsuit concerning alleged limits on competition and pay for players…

New York-based esports organisation NYXL has appointed Sportfive as its exclusive worldwide commercial sales agency

Technology wellness company Therabody has signed as the ‘Official Recovery Partner’ of competitive esports team NRG and its Overwatch team the San Francisco Shock.

Four former executives from Spotify, Minute Media and specialist esports executive search practice SRI have founded Reset, a new agency focused on the esports industry

Global technology company IBM has signed a wide-ranging agreement with the Overwatch League, with the deal including presenting partner rights to the esports competition’s ongoing Grand Finals.

Pete Vlastelica is stepping down from his roles as Activision Blizzard's chief executive of esports and Overwatch League commissioner to move into a new "entrepreneurial" role within the organization.

Esports organization Activision Blizzard is reportedly allowing Overwatch League and Call of Duty League teams to defer franchise fee payments following the devastating financial impact of the global Covid-19…

Esports organisation Activision Blizzard has signed a contract with the US-based sports marketing agency Excel Sports Management to support its sponsorship sales process

Sports data and content company Sportradar has added esports competitions Overwatch League and Call of Duty League to its portfolio of integrity services properties

Professional esports league, the Overwatch League, has signed up internet service provider Xfinity to its sponsorship portfolio

US-based interactive entertainment company Activision Blizzard has held talks with NBC Sports Group over the possibility of returning its Overwatch League esports competition to US linear television, it…

Tokyo 2020's organisers have dismissed reports that this summer's Olympics might be cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak

US interactive entertainment company Activision Blizzard has agreed a wide-ranging strategic relationship with Google through which the internet company’s video-sharing platform, YouTube, will become t…

Online communication services provider TeamSpeak has agreed a three-year deal to become an official supplier to esports competition the Overwatch League

Esports competition the Overwatch League has announced that it will switch to a full home-and-away format for its third season, creating a series that is staged on a global basis