This week in esports: Atlanta in Overwatch League, Uber Eats, Splatoon 2, Manchester City

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Blizzard sells Overwatch League Atlanta spot to Cox Enterprises

Overwatch League

Activision Blizzard is quickly filling up the six expansion slots it planned to sell ahead of Overwatch League’s second season.

The Atlanta spot has been purchased by Atlanta Esports Ventures, a new company funded by Cox Enterprises in partnership with Province, Inc.

Read the full article here.

Spacestation Gaming announces Uber Eats sponsorship

North American organisation Spacestation Gaming announced a partnership with food delivery service Uber Eats, the deal includes jersey and website sponsorship.

The two parties will collaborate on original content, and Spacestation Gaming’s professional players will receive credits for the service – some may even be given away to fans of the organisation.

Read the full article here.

Nippon Professional Baseball partners with Nintendo for Splatoon 2 esports League

Japanese professional baseball league, Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), has launched a Spatoon 2 league in partnership with Nintendo.

The eBaseball Pawpuro Pro League will see 12 NPB clubs take part, with the competition commencing in Spring of next year.

Read the full article here.

Turtle Beach sign esports partnership with Manchester City

Manchester City eSports has entered a deal that will see gaming audio giant Turtle Beach act as its esports and gaming headset partner.

The football club’s FIFA representives are among the top tier of competitors, and they will now practice and compete exclusively in Turtle Beach headsets.

Read the full article here.

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