Activision Blizzard has announced their new eSports division with two big names teaming up to help create this new focus in the company.
Headed by former ESPN CEO, Steve Bornstein and MLG co-founder Mike Sepso – you know the company is really serious about eSports.
“As a member of the esports community for over 12 years, I couldn’t be more excited for the future of the sport. I am confident that the company’s industry-leading content will capture the many opportunities we have to entertain and celebrate our players,” said Mike Sepso, Senior Vice President for Activision Blizzard.
“Activision Blizzard is uniquely positioned to give millions of fans around the world what they want, and I’m excited to help support this comm
Activision Blizzard announced a $3million USD prize pool for it’s new Call of Duty eSports League recently and we could see an even bigger push with titles such as Heroes of the Storm and the hugely anticipated Overwatch under the company’s umbrella.