Overwatch League Aiming to Add 6 New Franchises Next Season

The Overwatch League is reportedly aiming to add six new teams for Season 2, with a new North American team from Atlanta already confirmed.

ESPN reports that Cox Enterprises, a Georgia-based conglomerate, will be funding the Atlanta team following a private owners’ meeting last week. Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick and Overwatch League commissioner Nate Nanzer were in attendance. Representatives from McCourt Global and Nenking Group are reportedly in talks to secure regional rights for Paris, France and Guangzhou, China.

According to Activision Blizzard Esports Leagues CEO Pete Vlastelica, the league is looking to add six new teams across Europe, North America, and Asia-Oceania for next season.

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