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Activision Blizzard offers Overwatch, Call of Duty teams franchise-fee deferments

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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 pandemic.

The move follows the loss of significant live event revenue streams for both city-based competitions since mid-March due to the health crisis, including ticket and merchandise sales.

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