Blizzard’s Overwatch League has seen the addition of another two teams, with one of them being the first European franchise to enter the competition: an outfit based in London.
LA-based esports firm Cloud9 has bought the rights to the London team, and founder Jack Etienne commented: “We are thrilled that Cloud9’s formidable fan base throughout Europe and the UK now has a local team to call their own.”
According to the BBC, Etienne and Cloud9 forked out $ 20 million (around £15.5 million, AU$ 25.5 million) to secure the London franchise, which just shows you how much money is sloshing around in the esports world these days.
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