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Blizzard Has Big Plans and Big Costs for Overwatch eSports

By : Jason Segalla | Wed, May 10, 2017

In the Activision Blizzard Q1 earnings call, President and CEO Bobby Kotick made clear his company’s ambitious goals for their upcoming Overwatch League, referencing NFL and NBA level viewership and revenue in comparison. Speaking of the league scheduled to debut in Q3 2017, Kotick stated that “the competitions [Activision Blizzard is] creating...