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Youtube hits back at Twitch with new esports deal

Activision Blizzard Video Game Publisher has entered into a multi-year agreement with Google to host Activision Blizzard games and other technologies for the search engine for giants cloud platform resources. Most importantly, YouTube will become an official broadcast partner for all major e-sports game publishers, including the upcoming Overwatch League season and the Duty League […]

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Activision Blizzard enters multi-year deal with Google

Activision Blizzard will broadcast Call of Duty League, Overwatch League, and Hearthstone esports exclusively on YouTube. This is part of a multi-year deal between Activision Blizzard and Google that also sees Google Cloud become the preferred provider of the developer’s game hosting infrastructure. Logo credit: YouTube RELATED: Call of Duty League unveils partners for inaugural season […]

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OverActive Media partners with Universal Music Canada

OverActive Media, the parent company of Toronto Defiant, Toronto Ultra and MAD Lions, has entered a multi-year partnership with Universal Music Canada. The strategic partnership will see the companies collaborate on content with the aim of occupying the intersection of esports and music. Image credit: OverActive Media RELATED: OverActive Media hires Alyson Walker and Tyler Keenan Prior to the announcement of the partnership, […]

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Herb May boards Houston Outlaws as Director of Corporate Partnerships

Beasley Media Group has hired Herb May as the Director of Corporate Partnerships for Houston Outlaws. May joins the Overwatch League franchise following a five-month stint as Head of Growth at asset management firm Roundhill Investments. Screenshot via: Herb May RELATED: Houston Outlaws appoints Jeff Zajac as events executive In his new role, May will focus on […]

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Overwatch League collaborates with Jeff Staple for 2020 kits

Activision Blizzard has collaborated with streetwear designer Jeff Staple to outfit Overwatch League teams for the 2020 season. The re-imagined uniforms will equip each of the 20 franchises with their own home and away kits for the upcoming season, commencing on February 8th. Photo credit: Overwatch League RELATED: Overwatch League partners with DreamSeat for 2020 […]