On January 14, 2016 ESPN launched a new section called “ESPN Esports” dedicated to, you guessed it professional gaming. Earlier this month Activision Blizzard bought MLG for $46 million and CEO Bobby Kotick said that he wants to build the ESPN of video games. With ESPN now looking to get more serious in the area of Esports the question is if will they will start showing Esports competitions regularly.
Currently ESPN Esports has sections of news and coverage dedicated to Hearthstone, Dota 2, and League of Legends. So if you’re a fan you competitive gaming it looks like there is a lot to look forward to in the near future.