Blizzard’s Overwatch League continues to expand with new teams in London and LA


Blizzard’s ambitious Overwatch League keeps getting bigger. Today the developer announced that two new franchises will join the pro e-sports circuit, representing London and Los Angeles. The London franchise is the first announced team in Europe, and will be owned and operated by successful e-sports group Cloud9. The new LA team, meanwhile, will be helmed by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, a company that owns stakes in a number of pro sports teams, including Arsenal, the LA Rams, and the Denver Nuggets.

“These two owners in particular will hopefully clarify a little bit how we’re going about building this league,” explains Pete Vlastelica, president and CEO of Activision Blizzard subsidiary Major League Gaming. “Which is to say we’re…

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