Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday January 05, 2016

Activision Blizzard Confirms Acquisition Of Major League Gaming

Activision Blizzard put out a press release confirming the Major League Gaming acquisition rumors we heard over the weekend. The company says MLG will serve as the "foundation" for Activision Blizzard’s esports broadcast network.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the business of Major League Gaming (MLG). MLG is a leader in creating and streaming premium live gaming events, organizing professional competitions and running competitive gaming leagues. The acquisition expands Activision Blizzard’s reach across the rapidly-growing esports ecosystem by adding proven live streaming capabilities and technologies to the Activision Blizzard Media Networks division, led by former ESPN CEO Steve Bornstein and MLG Co-founder Mike Sepso.