Chinese streaming platform Huya has signed an exclusive five-year media rights deal with China’s League of Legends operator Tengjing Sports and will pay a total of CNY2.013bn ($311m/€256.7m)
The Sportfive agency has teamed up with video game developer Riot Games and esports agency Freaks 4U Gaming on the commercialisation of the Valorant Champions Tour esports series
Chinese video sharing and online-gaming platform Bilibili has agreed a wide-ranging three-year contract with US video games developer and esports event organiser Riot Games
Riot Games has been prolific in sealing League of Legends esports media-rights deals with Asian streaming platforms in recent months, but such deals remain secondary to the company's primary focus of games publishing.
Sport’s traditional model of the exclusive territory-by-territory sale of media rights is not one that fits esports, according to a leading executive from Riot Games, the esports event organiser and v…
Chinese live-streaming platform Huya has acquired rights for the League of Legends esports organisation’s North American Championship Series and European Championship.
Games publisher Riot Games and agency Redd+E have agreed a deal to distribute media rights for the inaugural 2020 Pacific Championship Series in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
Mobile gaming and streaming company Bilibili is hoping its deal for rights to the next three League of Legends World Championships will demonstrate the strategic power of top-tier esports content in China.
7Sports, the sport business unit of Germany media company ProSiebenSat