Riot have confirmed their partnership with BAMtech, owned by the MLB and Disney, to deliver professional League of Legends esports content in regions around the world.
The partnership has been stated to come across to give professional sustainability to the game and the esports scene and is seen as an important factor to pushing esports further to the mainstream.
The deal is reported to be around $300 million and going up until 2023. The deal has been made “to create innovative and rich ways to add to fans” existing options for viewing their League of Legends esports content. We’ll be sharing news on important milestones and projects in the future.”
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