What Is Franchising in Esports? From Overwatch to Valorant

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Franchising in esports represents a transformative shift in the industry, marked by the initiation of the Overwatch League by Activision Blizzard in 2016. This model, characterized by exclusivity and long-term commitment, has reshaped how esports organizations operate and profit. Origins of Esports Franchising The Overwatch League’s announcement in 2016 was a pivotal moment for esports … Read more